Review: could Plaquenil cause Fatigue?
We study 14,683 people who have side effects while taking Plaquenil from FDA and social media. Among them, 954 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.
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Plaquenil (latest outcomes from 15,488 users) has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in systemic lupus erythematosus.
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 1,544,251 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Aug, 13, 2014: 14,678 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil. Among them, 956 people (6.51%) have Fatigue. They amount to 0.06% of all the 1,543,296 people who have Fatigue on eHealthMe.
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 (402 people, 42.05%)
- Osteoporosis (143 people, 14.96%)
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (136 people, 14.23%)
- Pain (57 people, 5.96%)
- Hypertension (56 people, 5.86%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (293 people, 30.65%)
- Prednisone (259 people, 27.09%)
- Enbrel (243 people, 25.42%)
- Folic acid (190 people, 19.87%)
- Aspirin (122 people, 12.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine sulfate) is often used for systemic lupus erythematosus. Find out below the conditions Plaquenil is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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