Plaquenil and Heart palpitations - from FDA reports


Summary

Heart palpitations is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Heart palpitations 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, 21, 2017

31,504 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil.
Among them, 320 people (1.02%) have Heart palpitations


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Plaquenil cause Heart palpitations?

Time on Plaquenil when people have Heart palpitations *:

  • < 1 month: 28.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 42.86 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 28.57 %

Gender of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Plaquenil *:

  • female: 85.22 %
  • male: 14.78 %

Age of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Plaquenil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.37 %
  • 20-29: 4.12 %
  • 30-39: 11.24 %
  • 40-49: 21.72 %
  • 50-59: 28.46 %
  • 60+: 34.08 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (33 people, 10.31%)
  • Pain (23 people, 7.19%)
  • Fibromyalgia (21 people, 6.56%)
  • Asthma (21 people, 6.56%)
  • High Blood Pressure (20 people, 6.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (67 people, 20.94%)
  • Prednisone (60 people, 18.75%)
  • Folic Acid (49 people, 15.31%)
  • Humira (43 people, 13.44%)
  • Enbrel (36 people, 11.25%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (99 people, 30.94%)
  • Fatigue (82 people, 25.62%)
  • Chest Pain (79 people, 24.69%)
  • Dizziness (75 people, 23.44%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (73 people, 22.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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