Review: could Plaquenil cause Eye pain?
Summary: Eye pain could be caused by Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 14,631 people who have side effects while taking Plaquenil from FDA and social media. Among them, 50 have Eye pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Eye pain and more.
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Plaquenil (latest outcomes from 15,430 users) has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in systemic lupus erythematosus.
Eye pain (latest reports from 75,035 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, glaucoma, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 14,665 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 74,841 people who have Eye Pain on eHealthMe.
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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