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Review: could Plaquenil cause Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence (Drowsiness)?
Summary: Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prednisone, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 14,706 people who have side effects while taking Plaquenil from FDA and social media. Among them, 144 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 (latest outcomes from 15,510 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 69,803 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.
On Nov, 27, 2014: 14,706 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil. Among them, 144 people (0.98%) have Drowsiness, Hypersomnia, Sleepiness - During The Day, Somnolence.
Time on Plaquenil when people have Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence||54.55%||18.18%||9.09%||0.00%||18.18%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence when taking Plaquenil * :
|Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence||93.10%||6.90% |
Age of people who have Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence when taking Plaquenil * :
|Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence||0.00%||0.00%||2.54%||3.39%||4.24%||16.95%||36.44%||36.44% |
Severity of Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence when taking Plaquenil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence||0.00%||20.00%||60.00%||20.00% |
How people recovered from Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (39 people, 27.08%)
- Depression (24 people, 16.67%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (19 people, 13.19%)
- Arthritis (17 people, 11.81%)
- Hypertension (16 people, 11.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone (36 people, 25.00%)
- Neurontin (36 people, 25.00%)
- Celebrex (35 people, 24.31%)
- Vitamin d (29 people, 20.14%)
- Folic acid (29 people, 20.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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