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 14,739 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 has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in systemic lupus erythematosus. (latest outcomes from 15,547 Plaquenil users)
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 1,875 Eye twitch patients)
On Jan, 29, 2015: 14,723 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil. Among them, 8 people (0.05%) have Eye Twitch.
Time on Plaquenil when people have Eye twitch * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Eye twitch||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Eye twitch when taking Plaquenil * :
|Eye twitch||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Eye twitch when taking Plaquenil * :
|Eye twitch||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Eye twitch when taking Plaquenil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Eye twitch||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Eye twitch ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Eye twitch||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Polyarthritis (4 people, 50.00%)
- Osteoporosis (4 people, 50.00%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (2 people, 25.00%)
- Lupus (1 people, 12.50%)
- Hypertension (1 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Didronel (4 people, 50.00%)
- Fosamax (4 people, 50.00%)
- Hydroxychloroquine sulfate (4 people, 50.00%)
- Daypro (4 people, 50.00%)
- Tetracycline (4 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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