Plaquenil and Dry mouth - from FDA reports


Summary

Dry mouth is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Dry mouth with Plaquenil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 29,662 people who have side effects when taking Plaquenil from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 13, 2017

29,662 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil.
Among them, 260 people (0.88%) have Dry Mouth


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Plaquenil cause Dry mouth?

Time on Plaquenil when people have Dry Mouth *:

  • < 1 month: 20 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 40 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 20 %

Gender of people who have Dry Mouth when taking Plaquenil *:

  • female: 81.54 %
  • male: 18.46 %

Age of people who have Dry Mouth when taking Plaquenil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.88 %
  • 30-39: 6.73 %
  • 40-49: 15.87 %
  • 50-59: 38.94 %
  • 60+: 35.58 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (87 people, 33.46%)
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (41 people, 15.77%)
  • Osteoporosis (28 people, 10.77%)
  • Pain (22 people, 8.46%)
  • High Blood Pressure (19 people, 7.31%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (67 people, 25.77%)
  • Enbrel (60 people, 23.08%)
  • Prednisone (57 people, 21.92%)
  • Nexium (41 people, 15.77%)
  • Humira (37 people, 14.23%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (66 people, 25.38%)
  • Nausea (64 people, 24.62%)
  • Fatigue (63 people, 24.23%)
  • Joint Pain (60 people, 23.08%)
  • Dry Eyes (57 people, 21.92%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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