Plaquenil and Insomnia - from FDA reports
Insomnia is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Insomnia 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 Aug, 21, 2017
31,504 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil.
Among them, 656 people (2.08%) have Insomnia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Plaquenil when people have Insomnia *:
- < 1 month: 15.62 %
- 1 - 6 months: 21.88 %
- 6 - 12 months: 3.12 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 34.38 %
- 5 - 10 years: 18.75 %
- 10+ years: 6.25 %
Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Plaquenil *:
- female: 87.64 %
- male: 12.36 %
Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Plaquenil *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.37 %
- 10-19: 0.56 %
- 20-29: 3.74 %
- 30-39: 11.59 %
- 40-49: 16.64 %
- 50-59: 32.34 %
- 60+: 34.77 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (66 people, 10.06%)
- Osteoporosis (44 people, 6.71%)
- Depression (39 people, 5.95%)
- High Blood Pressure (37 people, 5.64%)
- Fibromyalgia (36 people, 5.49%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (139 people, 21.19%)
- Enbrel (122 people, 18.60%)
- Humira (100 people, 15.24%)
- Prednisone (94 people, 14.33%)
- Celebrex (88 people, 13.41%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (172 people, 26.22%)
- Fatigue (167 people, 25.46%)
- Joint Pain (160 people, 24.39%)
- Nausea (143 people, 21.80%)
- Stress And Anxiety (126 people, 19.21%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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