Plaquenil and Muscle cramp - from FDA reports


Muscle cramp is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Forteo, and have Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Muscle cramp 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 May, 12, 2017

29,662 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil.
Among them, 31 people (0.1%) have Muscle Cramp

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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.

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