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Review: could Plaquenil cause Nausea?

Summary: Nausea is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 14,739 people who have side effects while taking Plaquenil from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,013 have Nausea. Find out below who they are, when they have Nausea 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 15,548 Plaquenil users)

Nausea

Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, quit smoking, depression, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 264,742 Nausea patients)

On Mar, 6, 2015: 14,739 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil. Among them, 1,013 people (6.87%) have Nausea.

Trend of Nausea in Plaquenil reports

Time on Plaquenil when people have Nausea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Nausea20.78%18.18%6.49%31.17%11.69%7.79%3.90%

Gender of people who have Nausea when taking Plaquenil * :

FemaleMale
Nausea89.78%10.22%

Age of people who have Nausea when taking Plaquenil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Nausea0.00%0.00%1.01%6.27%11.42%20.72%28.00%32.59%

Severity of Nausea when taking Plaquenil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Nausea3.85%76.92%15.38%3.85%

How people recovered from Nausea ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Nausea15.79%26.32%57.89%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (321 people, 31.69%)
  2. Systemic lupus erythematosus (144 people, 14.22%)
  3. Osteoporosis (108 people, 10.66%)
  4. Hypertension (56 people, 5.53%)
  5. Pain (44 people, 4.34%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (320 people, 31.59%)
  2. Prednisone (256 people, 25.27%)
  3. Folic acid (219 people, 21.62%)
  4. Enbrel (184 people, 18.16%)
  5. Nexium (114 people, 11.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Was diagnosed with SLE and Lupus Nephritis Dec 2012, I was on prednisone for 9 months, completely off a month ago. Cellcept since Dec 2012, lisinopril and plaquenil since around feb 2013.

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