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Review: could Plaquenil cause Nose bleeds?

Summary: Nose bleeds could be caused by Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Fosamax, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 14,631 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

Plaquenil (latest outcomes from 15,430 users) has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in systemic lupus erythematosus.

Nose bleeds

Nose bleeds (bleeding from nose) (latest reports from 142,009 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, acne, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 14,665 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 141,774 people who have Nose Bleeds on eHealthMe.

Trend of Nose bleeds in Plaquenil reports

Time on Plaquenil when people have Nose bleeds * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Nose bleeds0.00%50.00%25.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Nose bleeds when taking Plaquenil * :

FemaleMale
Nose bleeds77.33%22.67%

Age of people who have Nose bleeds when taking Plaquenil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Nose bleeds0.00%0.00%4.55%9.09%4.55%24.24%33.33%24.24%

Severity of Nose bleeds when taking Plaquenil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Nose bleeds0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Nose bleeds ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Nose bleeds0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (20 people, 27.03%)
  2. Mouth ulceration (14 people, 18.92%)
  3. Skin ulcer (14 people, 18.92%)
  4. Arthritis (5 people, 6.76%)
  5. Hypertension (5 people, 6.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fosamax (21 people, 28.38%)
  2. Nexium (19 people, 25.68%)
  3. Aredia (18 people, 24.32%)
  4. Zometa (18 people, 24.32%)
  5. Methotrexate (16 people, 21.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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