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 Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 25,773 people who have side effects while taking Plaquenil from FDA and social media. Among them, 73 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 systemic lupus erythematosus. (latest outcomes from Plaquenil 28,247 users)
Blindness has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, diabetes, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 19,550 Blindness patients).
On Oct, 19, 2016
25,773 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil.
Among them, 73 people (0.28%) have Blindness
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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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 ...
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