Plaquenil and Eye pain - from FDA reports


Summary

Eye pain is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Enbrel, and have Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Eye pain with Plaquenil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 31,504 people who have side effects when taking Plaquenil from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 03, 2017

31,504 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil.
Among them, 106 people (0.34%) have Eye pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Plaquenil cause Eye pain?

Time on Plaquenil when people have Eye pain *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 25 %
  • 10+ years: 50 %

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

  • female: 87.5 %
  • male: 12.5 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.28 %
  • 30-39: 1.28 %
  • 40-49: 21.79 %
  • 50-59: 19.23 %
  • 60+: 56.41 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (11 people, 10.38%)
  • Pain (7 people, 6.60%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (5 people, 4.72%)
  • Muscle Spasms (5 people, 4.72%)
  • Dry Eyes (5 people, 4.72%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Enbrel (28 people, 26.42%)
  • Methotrexate (23 people, 21.70%)
  • Humira (17 people, 16.04%)
  • Prednisone (15 people, 14.15%)
  • Folic Acid (12 people, 11.32%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (40 people, 37.74%)
  • Fatigue (27 people, 25.47%)
  • Weakness (26 people, 24.53%)
  • Vision Blurred (25 people, 23.58%)
  • Photophobia (25 people, 23.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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