Review: could Plaquenil cause Nose bleeds?
We study 14,683 people who have side effects while taking Plaquenil from FDA and social media. Among them, 74 have Nose bleeds. Find out below who they are, when they have Nose bleeds and more.
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Plaquenil (latest outcomes from 15,488 users) has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Nose bleeds (bleeding from nose) (latest reports from 143,276 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, acne, high blood cholesterol.
On Aug, 17, 2014: 14,678 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil. Among them, 74 people (0.50%) have Nose Bleeds. They amount to 0.05% of all the 143,200 people who have Nose Bleeds on eHealthMe.
Time on Plaquenil when people have Nose bleeds * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Nose bleeds||0.00%||50.00%||25.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Nose bleeds when taking Plaquenil * :
|Nose bleeds||77.33%||22.67% |
Age of people who have Nose bleeds when taking Plaquenil * :
|Nose bleeds||0.00%||0.00%||4.55%||9.09%||4.55%||24.24%||33.33%||24.24% |
Severity of Nose bleeds when taking Plaquenil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Nose bleeds||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Nose bleeds ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Nose bleeds||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (20 people, 27.03%)
- Mouth ulceration (14 people, 18.92%)
- Skin ulcer (14 people, 18.92%)
- Arthritis (5 people, 6.76%)
- Hypertension (5 people, 6.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fosamax (21 people, 28.38%)
- Nexium (19 people, 25.68%)
- Aredia (18 people, 24.32%)
- Zometa (18 people, 24.32%)
- Methotrexate (16 people, 21.62%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Diagnosed with acute Glaucoma, operated with laser and given Lumigan 1 drop in each eye nightly.
A few weeks later nose bleed from one nostril quite heavy. Occurs on a weekly basis. Dr prescribed anti biotics, and cream. Not working.
Any advice will be appreciated please.
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he gave me neoral since 2 months and i am not getting any better
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