Plaquenil and Myalgia - from FDA reports
Myalgia is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Myalgia 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, 08, 2017
29,662 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil.
Among them, 430 people (1.45%) have Myalgia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Plaquenil when people have Myalgia *:
- < 1 month: 17.39 %
- 1 - 6 months: 17.39 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.35 %
- 1 - 2 years: 17.39 %
- 2 - 5 years: 26.09 %
- 5 - 10 years: 8.7 %
- 10+ years: 8.7 %
Gender of people who have Myalgia when taking Plaquenil *:
- female: 83.69 %
- male: 16.31 %
Age of people who have Myalgia when taking Plaquenil *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.28 %
- 10-19: 1.14 %
- 20-29: 3.12 %
- 30-39: 9.38 %
- 40-49: 17.05 %
- 50-59: 35.8 %
- 60+: 33.24 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (155 people, 36.05%)
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (59 people, 13.72%)
- Pain (43 people, 10.00%)
- Osteoporosis (42 people, 9.77%)
- High Blood Pressure (35 people, 8.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (111 people, 25.81%)
- Enbrel (68 people, 15.81%)
- Prednisone (67 people, 15.58%)
- Lasix (58 people, 13.49%)
- Folic Acid (51 people, 11.86%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Joint Pain (185 people, 43.02%)
- Fatigue (145 people, 33.72%)
- Pain (117 people, 27.21%)
- Weakness (93 people, 21.63%)
- Headache (84 people, 19.53%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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