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Review: could Plaquenil cause Muscle cramp (Muscle cramps)?

We study 14,693 people who have side effects while taking Plaquenil from FDA and social media. Among them, 33 have Muscle cramp. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle cramp and more.

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Plaquenil

Plaquenil (latest outcomes from 15,500 users) has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in systemic lupus erythematosus.

Muscle cramp

Muscle cramp (painful sensation caused by muscle contraction) (latest reports from 51,098 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, pain, depression.

On Oct, 29, 2014: 14,693 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil. Among them, 32 people (0.22%) have Muscle Cramp.

Trend of Muscle cramp in Plaquenil reports

Time on Plaquenil when people have Muscle cramp * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle cramp0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Muscle cramp77.14%22.86%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle cramp0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%32.26%22.58%45.16%

Severity of Muscle cramp when taking Plaquenil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle cramp0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Muscle cramp ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (11 people, 34.38%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (5 people, 15.62%)
  3. Sle arthritis (2 people, 6.25%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (2 people, 6.25%)
  5. Arthralgia (1 people, 3.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Forteo (13 people, 40.62%)
  2. Neurontin (11 people, 34.38%)
  3. Hyzaar (10 people, 31.25%)
  4. Vioxx (8 people, 25.00%)
  5. Fosamax (6 people, 18.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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