Plaquenil and Hypertension - from FDA reports


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 Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Hypertension 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, 28, 2017

29,662 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil.
Among them, 982 people (3.31%) have Hypertension


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Plaquenil cause Hypertension?

Time on Plaquenil when people have Hypertension *:

  • < 1 month: 20 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 32 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 28 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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: 0.25 %
  • 10-19: 0.38 %
  • 20-29: 1.64 %
  • 30-39: 6.44 %
  • 40-49: 17.05 %
  • 50-59: 27.53 %
  • 60+: 46.72 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (571 people, 58.15%)
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (94 people, 9.57%)
  • Osteoporosis (82 people, 8.35%)
  • Pain (71 people, 7.23%)
  • Arthritis (48 people, 4.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (275 people, 28.00%)
  • Humira (169 people, 17.21%)
  • Folic Acid (155 people, 15.78%)
  • Prednisone (154 people, 15.68%)
  • Enbrel (149 people, 15.17%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (188 people, 19.14%)
  • Fatigue (173 people, 17.62%)
  • Joint Pain (172 people, 17.52%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (166 people, 16.90%)
  • Headache (165 people, 16.80%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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