Plaquenil and Blood in stool - from FDA reports
Blood in stool is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Coumadin, and have Coronary arterial stent insertion. This review analyzes which people have Blood in stool 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 Sep, 24, 2017
31,504 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil.
Among them, 7 people (0.02%) have Blood in stool
Number of reports submitted per year:
Gender of people who have Blood in stool when taking Plaquenil *:
- female: 57.14 %
- male: 42.86 %
Age of people who have Blood in stool when taking Plaquenil *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 16.67 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 0.0 %
- 50-59: 16.67 %
- 60+: 66.67 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Coronary Arterial Stent Insertion (1 person, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zocor (2 people, 28.57%)
- Skelaxin (2 people, 28.57%)
- Levothyroxine Sodium (2 people, 28.57%)
- Coumadin (2 people, 28.57%)
- Methotrexate (1 person, 14.29%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- International Normalised Ratio Increased (2 people, 28.57%)
- Haematemesis (2 people, 28.57%)
- Colitis Ischaemic (2 people, 28.57%)
- Dehydration (1 person, 14.29%)
- Confusion (1 person, 14.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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