Plaquenil and Hypertension - from FDA reports
Hypertension is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Hypertension with Plaquenil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 26,525 people who have side effects when taking Plaquenil from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 28, 2017
26,525 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil.
Among them, 838 people (3.16%) have Hypertension
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Plaquenil when people have Hypertension *:
- < 1 month: 20 %
- 1 - 6 months: 30 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5 %
- 1 - 2 years: 5 %
- 2 - 5 years: 5 %
- 5 - 10 years: 30 %
- 10+ years: 5 %
Gender of people who have Hypertension when taking Plaquenil *:
- female: 80.67 %
- male: 19.33 %
Age of people who have Hypertension when taking Plaquenil *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.3 %
- 10-19: 0.45 %
- 20-29: 1.93 %
- 30-39: 6.82 %
- 40-49: 17.66 %
- 50-59: 27.15 %
- 60+: 45.7 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (458 people, 54.65%)
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (88 people, 10.50%)
- Osteoporosis (81 people, 9.67%)
- Pain (67 people, 8.00%)
- Arthritis (47 people, 5.61%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (275 people, 32.82%)
- Folic Acid (155 people, 18.50%)
- Prednisone (154 people, 18.38%)
- Humira (143 people, 17.06%)
- Celebrex (121 people, 14.44%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (158 people, 18.85%)
- Breathing Difficulty (154 people, 18.38%)
- Fatigue (151 people, 18.02%)
- Joint Pain (150 people, 17.90%)
- Headache (141 people, 16.83%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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