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Review: could Plaquenil cause Fatigue?
Summary: Fatigue is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 14,706 people who have side effects while taking Plaquenil from FDA and social media. Among them, 957 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.
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Plaquenil (latest outcomes from 15,510 users) has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 198,350 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Oct, 31, 2014: 14,693 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil. Among them, 959 people (6.53%) have Fatigue.
Time on Plaquenil when people have Fatigue * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Plaquenil * :
Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Plaquenil * :
Severity of Fatigue when taking Plaquenil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Fatigue ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (403 people, 42.02%)
- Osteoporosis (143 people, 14.91%)
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (136 people, 14.18%)
- Pain (58 people, 6.05%)
- Hypertension (56 people, 5.84%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (294 people, 30.66%)
- Prednisone (259 people, 27.01%)
- Enbrel (243 people, 25.34%)
- Folic acid (190 people, 19.81%)
- Aspirin (122 people, 12.72%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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