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Review: could Plaquenil cause Blindness?

Summary: Blindness could be caused by Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Klonopin, and have Joint deposit.

We study 14,665 people who have side effects while taking Plaquenil from FDA and social media. Among them, 44 have Blindness. Find out below who they are, when they have Blindness and more.

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On Apr, 12, 2014: 14,665 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil. Among them, 44 people (0.30%) have Blindness. They amount to 0.07% of all the 65,150 people who have Blindness on eHealthMe.

Trend of Blindness in Plaquenil reports

Time on Plaquenil when people have Blindness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Blindness0.00%0.00%13.64%77.27%0.00%4.55%4.55%

Gender of people who have Blindness when taking Plaquenil * :

FemaleMale
Blindness52.63%47.37%

Age of people who have Blindness when taking Plaquenil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Blindness0.00%0.00%0.00%5.00%0.00%2.50%60.00%32.50%

Severity of Blindness when taking Plaquenil ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Blindness ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Joint deposit (20 people, 45.45%)
  2. Spinal column stenosis (20 people, 45.45%)
  3. Calcinosis (18 people, 40.91%)
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis (7 people, 15.91%)
  5. Systemic lupus erythematosus (7 people, 15.91%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Klonopin (21 people, 47.73%)
  2. Remeron (20 people, 45.45%)
  3. Concerta (20 people, 45.45%)
  4. Lamictal (20 people, 45.45%)
  5. Vicodin (15 people, 34.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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