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Review: could Plaquenil cause Eye twitch (Eyelid twitch)?

Summary: Eye twitch is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Didronel, and have Polyarthritis.

We study 14,744 people who have side effects while taking Plaquenil from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Eye twitch. Find out below who they are, when they have Eye twitch and more.

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Plaquenil

Plaquenil has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 15,552 Plaquenil users)

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 1,879 Eye twitch patients)

On Mar, 3, 2015: 14,739 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil. Among them, 8 people (0.05%) have Eye Twitch.

Trend of Eye twitch in Plaquenil reports

Time on Plaquenil when people have Eye twitch * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Eye twitch0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Eye twitch100.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Eye twitch0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Eye twitch when taking Plaquenil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Eye twitch0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Eye twitch ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Eye twitch0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Polyarthritis (4 people, 50.00%)
  2. Osteoporosis (4 people, 50.00%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (2 people, 25.00%)
  4. Lupus (1 people, 12.50%)
  5. Hypertension (1 people, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Didronel (4 people, 50.00%)
  2. Fosamax (4 people, 50.00%)
  3. Hydroxychloroquine sulfate (4 people, 50.00%)
  4. Daypro (4 people, 50.00%)
  5. Tetracycline (4 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Do you have Eye Twitch while taking Plaquenil?

 

 

 

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