eHealthMe - FDA and Social Media, Personalized eHealthMe - FDA and Social Media, Personalized

FDA and Social Media, Personalized


Advanced tools       Explore eHealthMe

Home > Hydroxychloroquine sulfate > Optic neuropathy > Hydroxychloroquine sulfate and Optic neuropathy

Review: could Hydroxychloroquine sulfate cause Optic neuropathy?

We study 7,631 people who have side effects while taking Hydroxychloroquine sulfate from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Optic neuropathy and more.

Get connected: join a mobile support group for people who take Hydroxychloroquine sulfate and have Optic neuropathy >>>

Hydroxychloroquine sulfate

Hydroxychloroquine sulfate (latest outcomes from 7,885 users) has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Optic neuropathy

Optic neuropathy (optic nerve damage) (latest reports from 4,024 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, erection problems, hiv infection, hepatitis c.

On Sep, 25, 2014: 7,631 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydroxychloroquine sulfate. Among them, 1 people (0.01%) has Optic Neuropathy.

Trend of Optic neuropathy in Hydroxychloroquine sulfate reports

Time on Hydroxychloroquine sulfate when people have Optic neuropathy * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Optic neuropathy when taking Hydroxychloroquine sulfate * :

FemaleMale
Optic neuropathy100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Optic neuropathy when taking Hydroxychloroquine sulfate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Optic neuropathy0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

Severity of Optic neuropathy when taking Hydroxychloroquine sulfate ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Optic neuropathy ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

n/a

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Sulfasalazine (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Prednisolone (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Leflunomide (1 people, 100.00%)
  4. Ibuprofen (1 people, 100.00%)
  5. Methotrexate sodium (1 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have Optic Neuropathy while taking Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate?

Get connected! Join a mobile support group:
- group for people who take Hydroxychloroquine sulfate and have Optic Neuropathy
- group for people who take Hydroxychloroquine sulfate
- group for people who have Optic Neuropathy

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • After 1 week of taking Hydroxychloroquine developed symptoms like a urinary tract infection

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Wondering if sinusitis is a side effect of methotrexate?

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Have constant muscle soreness particularly after activity or after standing for 30 minutes. Soreness is severe in the evenings. Leg twitching (restless leg) at night when trying to sleep. Particularly bad aching in feet and lower legs, but have problems with hips as well. Arms and back ache also but not as bad as legs.

    Reply

Post a new comment    OR    Read more comments

Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

  • Can people with hypothyroidism take garcinia cambogia?
    I have hypothyroidism, ITP, and MCTD. With me having all of these issues and taking all these different medications, I was wondering if it would be safe for me to take a diet pill named garcinia cambogia.

  • So does hydroxychloroquine cause celiac desease?
    Been tested over the years for celiac and always negitive. Only had IBS. Took hydroxychloroquine for a year and it effected my vision. Then retested again for celiac because of authrits pain and now I'm positive for celiac.

  • What causes it? and why is it so painful?
    I can lift my arm out in front of me but not out to the side!! The diclofenac doesn't seem to help. Any suggestions? Has anyone been on benlysta?

More questions for: Hydroxychloroquine sulfate, Optic neuropathy

You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):

  • Spiriva caused me to swell up like a hippo.
    My Doctor prescribed spiriva to help me breathe due to asthma/cold. I never smoked but my parents and friends were heavy smokers. I used the spiriva 3 times. Once a day for 3 days then I started swelling in my ankles and the swelling continued until my face, hands arms... basically I was so swollen ...

  • Plaquinil use shortness of breath
    Approximately 4 months after starting Plaquenil, I observed I was experiencing SOB while lifting the patient I was caring for, also had severe muscle weakness. I had been out of the country for several weeks and thought I might have picked up something while in The Dominican. I was also losing wei ...

More reviews for: Hydroxychloroquine sulfate, Optic neuropathy

On eHealthMe, Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate (hydroxychloroquine sulfate) is often used for rheumatoid arthritis. Find out below the conditions Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Could it be a symptom from a condition:

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause it?

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

44 million health professionals and patients have studied on eHealthMe. Recent studies:

- Compare Ibuprofen and Enbrel for a 50-year old woman (14 minutes ago)

- Olanzapine for a 18-year old boy who has Psychosis (23 minutes ago)

- Alendronate Sodium for a 25-year old man who has Varices Oesophageal (1 hour ago)

 

Recent mobile support groups

- Fish Oil and Apple Cider Vinegar

- Toviaz and Apnea

- Nose Bleeds

- Hypothyroidism

- High Blood Pressure and Spiriva

 

Recent user comments

- "I was on abilify along with these meds at first, and ... " (4 hours ago)

- "All my joints hurt and am developing tendinitis in my ... " (8 hours ago)

- "I suspect the ringing in the ears is primarily due to ... " (11 hours ago)

 

Recent searches

- Latent Syphilis
- Sexual Dysfunction
- Calcium Chondroitin Sulfate
- Marijuana
- Early Childhood Caries

   

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Advertise - Apps - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.