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Review: could Plaquenil cause Eye twitch?

Summary: Eye twitch could be caused by Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, also take Hydroxychloroquine sulfate, and have Polyarthritis.

We study 14,631 people who have side effects while taking Plaquenil from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Eye twitch. Find out below who they are, when they have Eye twitch and more.

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Plaquenil

Plaquenil (latest outcomes from 15,430 users) has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Eye twitch

Eye twitch (eyelid twitching is spontaneous and uncontrolled spasms of the muscles) (latest reports from 7,611 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, stress and anxiety, rheumatoid arthritis, bipolar disorder.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 14,665 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil. Among them, 7 people (0.05%) have Eye Twitch. They amount to 0.09% of all the 7,577 people who have Eye Twitch on eHealthMe.

Trend of Eye twitch in Plaquenil reports

Time on Plaquenil when people have Eye twitch * :

n/a

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 ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Eye twitch ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Polyarthritis (4 people, 57.14%)
  2. Osteoporosis (4 people, 57.14%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (1 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Hydroxychloroquine sulfate (4 people, 57.14%)
  2. Tetracycline (4 people, 57.14%)
  3. Dapril (4 people, 57.14%)
  4. Didronel (4 people, 57.14%)
  5. Daypro (4 people, 57.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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