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Review: could Plaquenil cause Eye pain?

We study 14,683 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

Plaquenil (latest outcomes from 15,488 users) has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in systemic lupus erythematosus.

Eye pain

Eye pain (latest reports from 75,698 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, glaucoma, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression.

On Aug, 15, 2014: 14,678 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 75,674 people who have Eye Pain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Eye pain in Plaquenil reports

Time on Plaquenil when people have Eye pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Eye pain0.00%75.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Eye pain82.69%17.31%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Eye pain0.00%0.00%0.00%2.38%0.00%28.57%19.05%50.00%

Severity of Eye pain when taking Plaquenil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Eye pain0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Eye pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Eye pain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (16 people, 32.00%)
  2. Osteoporosis (8 people, 16.00%)
  3. Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (5 people, 10.00%)
  4. Psoriatic arthropathy (4 people, 8.00%)
  5. Systemic lupus erythematosus (4 people, 8.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (10 people, 20.00%)
  2. Prednisone (10 people, 20.00%)
  3. Vioxx (9 people, 18.00%)
  4. Enbrel (8 people, 16.00%)
  5. Lasix (8 people, 16.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • Cannot rest for pain, never subsides

    Reply

  • From this study (4 days ago):

  • debilitating eye pain is often triggered by looking at computer screens, using a yellow filter helps slightly

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I had Pan ulverative colitis since 2000. two years ago had bad pain in joints, back neck. and was diagnosed with fibromyalgia

    this year the dr diagnosed me as lupus

    he gave me neoral since 2 months and i am not getting any better

    burning sensation in hands and feet all day and night
    cant sleep at all

    Reply

    miller on Jul, 22, 2014:

    You should be tested for Lyme. Igenex out of California is the best lab for accurate testing..

    Reply

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