Plaquenil and Hair loss - from FDA reports
Hair loss 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 Enbrel, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss with Plaquenil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 29,662 people who have side effects when taking Plaquenil from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 26, 2017
29,662 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil.
Among them, 556 people (1.87%) have Hair Loss
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Plaquenil when people have Hair Loss *:
- < 1 month: 28.57 %
- 1 - 6 months: 28.57 %
- 6 - 12 months: 10.71 %
- 1 - 2 years: 10.71 %
- 2 - 5 years: 7.14 %
- 5 - 10 years: 7.14 %
- 10+ years: 7.14 %
Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Plaquenil *:
- female: 93.41 %
- male: 6.59 %
Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Plaquenil *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.74 %
- 10-19: 0.25 %
- 20-29: 3.2 %
- 30-39: 11.33 %
- 40-49: 21.43 %
- 50-59: 29.56 %
- 60+: 33.5 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (293 people, 52.70%)
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (58 people, 10.43%)
- Arthritis (27 people, 4.86%)
- Pain (25 people, 4.50%)
- Osteoporosis (25 people, 4.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Enbrel (180 people, 32.37%)
- Methotrexate (150 people, 26.98%)
- Humira (129 people, 23.20%)
- Arava (120 people, 21.58%)
- Fosamax (95 people, 17.09%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Drug Ineffective (125 people, 22.48%)
- Fatigue (121 people, 21.76%)
- Pain (118 people, 21.22%)
- Nausea (92 people, 16.55%)
- Joint Pain (80 people, 14.39%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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