Who have Polyarthritis with Plaquenil?


Summary

Polyarthritis is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Osteoporosis . We study 25,797 people who have side effects while taking Plaquenil from FDA and social media. Among them, 37 have Polyarthritis. Find out below who they are, when they have Polyarthritis 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 Plaquenil 28,276 users)

Polyarthritis

Polyarthritis (arthritis which involves 5 or more joints simultaneously) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteopenia, crohn's disease, high blood pressure (latest reports from 4,742 Polyarthritis patients).

On Dec, 03, 2016

25,797 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil.
Among them, 37 people (0.14%) have Polyarthritis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Plaquenil cause Polyarthritis?

Time on Plaquenil when people have Polyarthritis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 100 %

Gender of people who have Polyarthritis when taking Plaquenil *:

  • female: 86.49 %
  • male: 13.51 %

Age of people who have Polyarthritis when taking Plaquenil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.57 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 7.14 %
  • 40-49: 32.14 %
  • 50-59: 14.29 %
  • 60+: 42.86 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (13 people, 35.14%)
  • Fosamax (9 people, 24.32%)
  • Synthroid (6 people, 16.22%)
  • Enbrel (6 people, 16.22%)
  • Prilosec (5 people, 13.51%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Plaquenil, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Osteoporosis (9 people, 24.32%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (6 people, 16.22%)
  • Heart Transplant (4 people, 10.81%)
  • Indigestion (3 people, 8.11%)
  • Pain (2 people, 5.41%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Osteoarthritis (10 people, 27.03%)
  • Pain (9 people, 24.32%)
  • Fibromyalgia (9 people, 24.32%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (8 people, 21.62%)
  • Nausea (8 people, 21.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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