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Review: could Plaquenil cause Hypertension (High blood pressure)?





Summary: Hypertension 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 Prednisone, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 14,712 people who have side effects while taking Plaquenil from FDA and social media. Among them, 453 have Hypertension. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypertension and more.

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Plaquenil

Plaquenil has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in systemic lupus erythematosus. (view latest outcomes from 15,517 users)

Hypertension

Hypertension (high blood pressure) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.(latest reports from Hypertension 327,932 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 14,706 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil. Among them, 491 people (3.34%) have Hypertension.

Trend of Hypertension in Plaquenil reports

Time on Plaquenil when people have Hypertension * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hypertension21.74%30.43%17.39%0.00%13.04%13.04%4.35%

Gender of people who have Hypertension when taking Plaquenil * :

FemaleMale
Hypertension78.13%21.87%

Age of people who have Hypertension when taking Plaquenil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hypertension0.00%0.00%0.46%1.62%7.42%21.58%29.93%38.98%

Severity of Hypertension when taking Plaquenil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hypertension12.50%37.50%25.00%25.00%

How people recovered from Hypertension ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hypertension20.00%20.00%60.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (212 people, 43.18%)
  2. Osteoporosis (71 people, 14.46%)
  3. Hypertension (58 people, 11.81%)
  4. Systemic lupus erythematosus (57 people, 11.61%)
  5. Prophylaxis (34 people, 6.92%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone (130 people, 26.48%)
  2. Methotrexate (124 people, 25.25%)
  3. Folic acid (121 people, 24.64%)
  4. Vioxx (93 people, 18.94%)
  5. Remicade (87 people, 17.72%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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