Hydroxychloroquine sulfate and Optic neuropathy - from FDA reports


Summary

Optic neuropathy is reported only by a few people who take Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate. We study 8,526 people who have side effects while taking Hydroxychloroquine sulfate from FDA. Among them, 3 have Optic neuropathy. Find out below who they are, when they have Optic neuropathy and more.

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On Apr, 21, 2017

8,526 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate.
Among them, 3 people (0.04%) have Optic Neuropathy


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Hydroxychloroquine sulfate cause Optic neuropathy?

Gender of people who have Optic Neuropathy when taking Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Optic Neuropathy when taking Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Seronegative Arthritis (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Sarcoidosis (1 person, 33.33%)
  • High Blood Pressure (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (1 person, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Prednisone (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Pantoprazole Sodium (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Amiodarone Hydrochloride (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Alendronate Sodium (1 person, 33.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rash Erythematous (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Oropharyngeal Pain (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Halo Vision (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Diarrhea (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Arrhythmias (1 person, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate

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