Plaquenil and Platelet count decreased - from FDA reports


Summary

Platelet count decreased is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Prednisone, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Platelet count decreased with Plaquenil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 31,504 people who have side effects when taking Plaquenil from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 20, 2017

31,504 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil.
Among them, 342 people (1.09%) have Platelet count decreased


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Plaquenil when people have Platelet count decreased *:

  • < 1 month: 17.65 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.47 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 17.65 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.71 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.59 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.94 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Platelet count decreased when taking Plaquenil *:

  • female: 74.56 %
  • male: 25.44 %

Age of people who have Platelet count decreased when taking Plaquenil *:

  • 0-1: 0.34 %
  • 2-9: 0.34 %
  • 10-19: 3.37 %
  • 20-29: 8.42 %
  • 30-39: 11.45 %
  • 40-49: 18.18 %
  • 50-59: 18.18 %
  • 60+: 39.73 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (21 people, 6.14%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (17 people, 4.97%)
  • Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (16 people, 4.68%)
  • Pulmonary Hypertension (15 people, 4.39%)
  • Osteoporosis (12 people, 3.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (78 people, 22.81%)
  • Methotrexate (73 people, 21.35%)
  • Folic Acid (61 people, 17.84%)
  • Lasix (57 people, 16.67%)
  • Celebrex (41 people, 11.99%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anaemia (64 people, 18.71%)
  • Fever (61 people, 17.84%)
  • Fatigue (61 people, 17.84%)
  • Diarrhea (59 people, 17.25%)
  • Nausea (54 people, 15.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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