Plaquenil and Blindness - from FDA reports


Summary

Blindness is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Blindness with Plaquenil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 31,504 people who have side effects when taking Plaquenil from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 20, 2017

31,504 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil.
Among them, 89 people (0.28%) have Blindness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Plaquenil cause Blindness?

Time on Plaquenil when people have Blindness *:

  • < 1 month: 15.38 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 7.69 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.69 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 46.15 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.69 %
  • 10+ years: 15.38 %

Gender of people who have Blindness when taking Plaquenil *:

  • female: 71.76 %
  • male: 28.24 %

Age of people who have Blindness when taking Plaquenil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 4.84 %
  • 30-39: 1.61 %
  • 40-49: 8.06 %
  • 50-59: 27.42 %
  • 60+: 58.06 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (9 people, 10.11%)
  • High Blood Pressure (8 people, 8.99%)
  • Spinal Column Stenosis (7 people, 7.87%)
  • Joint Deposit (7 people, 7.87%)
  • Arthritis (7 people, 7.87%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (18 people, 20.22%)
  • Humira (15 people, 16.85%)
  • Enbrel (15 people, 16.85%)
  • Arava (14 people, 15.73%)
  • Synthroid (13 people, 14.61%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (18 people, 20.22%)
  • Nausea (17 people, 19.10%)
  • Vision Blurred (16 people, 17.98%)
  • Macular Degeneration (14 people, 15.73%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (12 people, 13.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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