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Review: could Plaquenil cause Serum sickness?

We study 14,693 people who have side effects while taking Plaquenil from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 have Serum sickness. Find out below who they are, when they have Serum sickness and more.

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Plaquenil

Plaquenil (latest outcomes from 15,494 users) has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Serum sickness

Serum sickness (hypersensitivity reaction that results from the injection of heterologous or foreign protein or serum) (latest reports from 6,760 patients) has been reported by people with crohn's disease, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, premedication, kidney transplant.

On Oct, 25, 2014: 14,693 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil. Among them, 22 people (0.15%) have Serum Sickness.

Trend of Serum sickness in Plaquenil reports

Time on Plaquenil when people have Serum sickness * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Serum sickness when taking Plaquenil * :

FemaleMale
Serum sickness75.00%25.00%

Age of people who have Serum sickness when taking Plaquenil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Serum sickness0.00%0.00%8.70%8.70%8.70%8.70%26.09%39.13%

Severity of Serum sickness when taking Plaquenil ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Serum sickness ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (10 people, 45.45%)
  2. Hypokalaemia (4 people, 18.18%)
  3. Sjogren's syndrome (2 people, 9.09%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (2 people, 9.09%)
  5. Lupus nephritis (2 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone (9 people, 40.91%)
  2. Hydrochlorothiazide (6 people, 27.27%)
  3. Remicade (6 people, 27.27%)
  4. Mabthera (6 people, 27.27%)
  5. Dexamethasone (6 people, 27.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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