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Review: could Plaquenil cause Loss of weight (Weight loss - unintentional)?

We study 14,683 people who have side effects while taking Plaquenil from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of weight and more.

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Plaquenil

Plaquenil (latest outcomes from 15,492 users) has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Loss of weight

On Sep, 12, 2014: 14,683 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil. Among them, 1 people (0.01%) has Loss Of Weight.

Trend of Loss of weight in Plaquenil reports

Time on Plaquenil when people have Loss of weight * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Loss of weight0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Loss of weight when taking Plaquenil * :

FemaleMale
Loss of weight100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Loss of weight when taking Plaquenil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Loss of weight0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Loss of weight when taking Plaquenil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Loss of weight0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Loss of weight ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Add (1 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate sodium (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Enbrel (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Vyvanse (1 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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