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Review: could Plaquenil cause Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence?

We study 14,674 people who have side effects while taking Plaquenil from FDA and social media. Among them, 143 have Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence. Find out below who they are, when they have Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence and more.

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Plaquenil

Plaquenil (latest outcomes from 15,479 users) has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence

Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence (latest reports from 494,404 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.

On Jul, 23, 2014: 14,674 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil. Among them, 143 people (0.97%) have Drowsiness, Hypersomnia, Sleepiness - During The Day, Somnolence. They amount to 0.03% of all the 494,393 people who have Drowsiness, Hypersomnia, Sleepiness - During The Day, Somnolence on eHealthMe.

Trend of Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence in Plaquenil reports

Time on Plaquenil when people have Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence60.00%10.00%10.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence when taking Plaquenil * :

FemaleMale
Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence93.06%6.94%

Age of people who have Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence when taking Plaquenil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence0.00%0.00%2.56%3.42%4.27%17.09%35.90%36.75%

Severity of Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence when taking Plaquenil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence0.00%25.00%50.00%25.00%

How people recovered from Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (39 people, 27.27%)
  2. Depression (24 people, 16.78%)
  3. Smoking cessation therapy (19 people, 13.29%)
  4. Arthritis (17 people, 11.89%)
  5. Osteoporosis (16 people, 11.19%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone (36 people, 25.17%)
  2. Neurontin (36 people, 25.17%)
  3. Celebrex (35 people, 24.48%)
  4. Vitamin d (29 people, 20.28%)
  5. Folic acid (29 people, 20.28%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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