Review: could Plaquenil cause Eye pain?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 14,633 people who take Plaquenil. Among them, 50 have Eye pain. See who they are, when they have Eye pain and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Plaquenil (latest outcomes from 15,409 users) has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus. Commonly reported side effects of Plaquenil include nausea, nausea aggravated, fatigue, joint pain, pain.
Eye pain (latest reports from 73,152 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, glaucoma, osteoporosis, depression.
On Mar, 11, 2014: 14,633 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil. Among them, 50 people (0.34%) have Eye Pain. They amount to 0.07% of all the 73,152 people who have Eye Pain.
Time on Plaquenil when people have Eye pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Eye pain||0.00%||75.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Eye pain when taking Plaquenil * :
|Eye pain||82.69%||17.31% |
Age of people who have Eye pain when taking Plaquenil * :
|Eye pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.38%||0.00%||28.57%||19.05%||50.00% |
Severity of Eye pain when taking Plaquenil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Eye pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Eye pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Eye pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (16 people, 32.00%)
- Osteoporosis (8 people, 16.00%)
- Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (5 people, 10.00%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (4 people, 8.00%)
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (4 people, 8.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (10 people, 20.00%)
- Prednisone (10 people, 20.00%)
- Vioxx (9 people, 18.00%)
- Enbrel (8 people, 16.00%)
- Lasix (8 people, 16.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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arthritis in my joints, doesn't swell often but alot of pain in muscles too. Plaquenil has been a big help.
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