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Review: could Plaquenil cause Blood in stool?

Summary: Blood in stool could be caused by Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take Coumadin.

We study 14,631 people who have side effects while taking Plaquenil from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Blood in stool. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood in stool and more.

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Plaquenil

Plaquenil (latest outcomes from 15,430 users) has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in systemic lupus erythematosus.

Blood in stool

Blood in stool (latest reports from 11,432 patients) has been reported by people with irritable bowel syndrome, ill-defined disorder, depression, weight loss, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 6, 2014: 14,633 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil. Among them, 8 people (0.05%) have Blood In Stool. They amount to 0.07% of all the 11,427 people who have Blood In Stool on eHealthMe.

Trend of Blood in stool in Plaquenil reports

Time on Plaquenil when people have Blood in stool * :

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Gender of people who have Blood in stool when taking Plaquenil * :

FemaleMale
Blood in stool62.50%37.50%

Age of people who have Blood in stool when taking Plaquenil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Blood in stool0.00%0.00%0.00%14.29%0.00%0.00%14.29%71.43%

Severity of Blood in stool when taking Plaquenil ** :

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How people recovered from Blood in stool ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

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Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Coumadin (2 people, 25.00%)
  2. Celebrex (2 people, 25.00%)
  3. Lasix (2 people, 25.00%)
  4. Skelaxin (2 people, 25.00%)
  5. Zocor (2 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Bright red blood appears in at times with stool and been taking hydroxychoroquine sulfate 200mg for knee arthritis. What does that mean?
    Arthritis inflammation and swelling has ceased but concerend with blood. Any feedback apprecited

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