Hydroxychloroquine sulfate and Optic neuropathy - from FDA reports
Optic neuropathy is reported only by a few people who take Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate. We study 8,723 people who have side effects while taking Hydroxychloroquine sulfate from FDA. Among them, 4 have Optic neuropathy. Find out below who they are, when they have Optic neuropathy and more.
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On Aug, 24, 2017
8,723 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydroxychloroquine sulfate.
Among them, 4 people (0.05%) have Optic neuropathy
Number of reports submitted per year:
Gender of people who have Optic neuropathy when taking Hydroxychloroquine sulfate *:
- female: 66.67 %
- male: 33.33 %
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: 50 %
- 60+: 50 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Seronegative Arthritis (1 person, 25.00%)
- Sarcoidosis (1 person, 25.00%)
- High Blood Pressure (1 person, 25.00%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (1 person, 25.00%)
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (1 person, 25.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (2 people, 50.00%)
- Sulfasalazine (1 person, 25.00%)
- Methotrexate Sodium (1 person, 25.00%)
- Leflunomide (1 person, 25.00%)
- Alendronate Sodium (1 person, 25.00%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rash Erythematous (1 person, 25.00%)
- Oropharyngeal Pain (1 person, 25.00%)
- Halo Vision (1 person, 25.00%)
- Diarrhea (1 person, 25.00%)
- Arrhythmias (1 person, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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