Plaquenil and Muscle cramp - from FDA reports


Summary

Muscle cramp is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Forteo, and have Osteoporosis . We study 26,525 people who have side effects while taking Plaquenil from FDA. Among them, 31 have Muscle cramp. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle cramp and more.

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Plaquenil

Plaquenil has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in systemic lupus erythematosus. (latest outcomes from Plaquenil 28,335 users)

Muscle Cramp

Muscle cramp (painful sensation caused by muscle contraction) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 10,549 Muscle cramp patients).

On Feb, 01, 2017

26,525 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil.
Among them, 31 people (0.12%) have Muscle Cramp


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Plaquenil cause Muscle cramp?

Gender of people who have Muscle Cramp when taking Plaquenil *:

  • female: 80.65 %
  • male: 19.35 %

Age of people who have Muscle Cramp when taking Plaquenil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 25.93 %
  • 50-59: 25.93 %
  • 60+: 48.15 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (10 people, 32.26%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (5 people, 16.13%)
  • Sle Arthritis (2 people, 6.45%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (2 people, 6.45%)
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (1 person, 3.23%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Forteo (12 people, 38.71%)
  • Hyzaar (10 people, 32.26%)
  • Vioxx (8 people, 25.81%)
  • Neurontin (8 people, 25.81%)
  • Prednisone (6 people, 19.35%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (12 people, 38.71%)
  • Pain In Extremity (10 people, 32.26%)
  • Dizziness (10 people, 32.26%)
  • Nausea (8 people, 25.81%)
  • Hypersensitivity (6 people, 19.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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