Plaquenil and Eye twitch - from FDA reports


Eye twitch is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old also take medication Daypro, and have Osteoporosis . We study 26,525 people who have side effects while taking Plaquenil from FDA. Among them, 10 have Eye twitch. Find out below who they are, when they have Eye twitch and more.

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Eye Twitch

Eye twitch (eyelid twitching is spontaneous and uncontrolled spasms of the muscles) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, stress and anxiety, rheumatoid arthritis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 3,001 Eye twitch patients).

On Jan, 26, 2017

26,525 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil.
Among them, 10 people (0.04%) have Eye Twitch

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Plaquenil cause Eye twitch?

Gender of people who have Eye Twitch when taking Plaquenil *:

  • female: 75 %
  • male: 25 %

Age of people who have Eye Twitch when taking Plaquenil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 28.57 %
  • 40-49: 28.57 %
  • 50-59: 42.86 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Polyarthritis (4 people, 40.00%)
  • Osteoporosis (4 people, 40.00%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Osteopenia (1 person, 10.00%)
  • Asthma (1 person, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate (4 people, 40.00%)
  • Fosamax (4 people, 40.00%)
  • Didronel (4 people, 40.00%)
  • Daypro (4 people, 40.00%)
  • Alendronate Sodium (3 people, 30.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Ineffective (6 people, 60.00%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (5 people, 50.00%)
  • Photosensitivity Reaction (5 people, 50.00%)
  • Dry Eyes (5 people, 50.00%)
  • Bladder Disorder (5 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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