Blindness is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Synthroid, and have Joint deposit . We study 14,801 people who have side effects while taking Plaquenil from FDA and social media. Among them, 57 have Blindness. Find out below who they are, when they have Blindness and more.
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Plaquenil has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Plaquenil 15,291 users)
Blindness has been reported by people with headache, weight increased, blindness unilateral, vision blurred, nausea (latest reports from 12,091 Blindness patients).
On Jul, 20, 2016
14,801 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil.
Among them, 57 people (0.39%) have Blindness
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I started to become blind within a week of having a kidney and pancreas transplant at Tulane Medical center in New Orleans in 2008, within a year , I was totally blind , the doctors seemed totally unaware that prograf could cause blindness. Basically , my daughter and husband discovered an article by Dr. Brazis at Mayo clinic in Florida. But it was too late to save my vision . I have discovered that a woman from Louisiana had filed a lawsuit, against the drug company for not making doctors aware of this side effect, this suit was filed well before my transplant. I feel very resentful of this fact as I may have been able to save some of my vision had this side effect been known by my doctors. I have been taking Rapamune , cellcept and prednisone since 2009.
I've had RA for 26 years. I was on Methotrexate for 24 of those years. I've tried Xeljanz for a month. Made me weak, nauseous, major headaches etc. Tried Enbrel, results not good. Humira, results were no effect or side effects, can't afford. However it seems Zyrtec seems to help my allergies and ...
9 Day ag I noticed my vision was blured when I got up that morning . I lost the top vision in my right eye the doctors believe it was caused by a stroke to the optic nerve believe to happen will you are a sleep blood pressure becomes to low. I have took ranexa since March 2015. Has any one else ...
I am 41 yr old female diagnosed with RA, celiac, and bipolar II all around 6 years ago after my son was born. Long history of depression, anxiety, and diagnosed manic-depression when I was 13. Needless to say I was never told and was never on continuous medicines for it until recently diagnosed. ...
I've RA for over 20 yrs. and Sjogren's Syndrome for the past 7 yrs. Never took a medicine before. Only for the past 3 months I'm taking 200 mg/tab of Plaquenil. In 3 months I'll go back for blood test. I'll let you know about the results.
I am a male, 61 years old and was prescribed Plaquenil 18 months ago for possible Lupus/RA symptoms and mild indicators in blood work. I had severe leg pain prior to taking the medicine, especially at night. Steroids and followup with Plaquenil have remediated the severe leg muscle pain. ...
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