Related topic: Plaquenil, Insomnia
Review: could Plaquenil cause Insomnia?
Summary: Insomnia could be caused by Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Prednisone, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 14,631 people who have side effects while taking Plaquenil from FDA and social media. Among them, 257 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.
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Plaquenil (latest outcomes from 15,430 users) has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in systemic lupus erythematosus.
Insomnia (sleeplessness) (latest reports from 781,493 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.
On Apr, 13, 2014: 14,665 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil. Among them, 280 people (1.91%) have Insomnia. They amount to 0.04% of all the 785,622 people who have Insomnia on eHealthMe.
Time on Plaquenil when people have Insomnia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Plaquenil * :
Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Plaquenil * :
Severity of Insomnia when taking Plaquenil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Insomnia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (79 people, 28.21%)
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (40 people, 14.29%)
- Osteoporosis (36 people, 12.86%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (23 people, 8.21%)
- Depression (20 people, 7.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone (59 people, 21.07%)
- Methotrexate (59 people, 21.07%)
- Celebrex (43 people, 15.36%)
- Folic acid (42 people, 15.00%)
- Neurontin (36 people, 12.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine sulfate) is often used for systemic lupus erythematosus. Find out below the conditions Plaquenil is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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