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Review: could Plaquenil cause Shaking palsy?

Summary: Shaking palsy could be caused by Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Prednisone, and have Anxiety.

We study 14,631 people who have side effects while taking Plaquenil from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 have Shaking palsy. Find out below who they are, when they have Shaking palsy 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 rheumatoid arthritis.

Shaking palsy

Shaking palsy (disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular coordination) (latest reports from 61,169 patients) has been reported by people with parkinson's disease, depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, bipolar disorder.

On Apr, 6, 2014: 14,633 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil. Among them, 19 people (0.13%) have Shaking Palsy. They amount to 0.03% of all the 60,204 people who have Shaking Palsy on eHealthMe.

Trend of Shaking palsy in Plaquenil reports

Time on Plaquenil when people have Shaking palsy * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Shaking palsy0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Shaking palsy when taking Plaquenil * :

FemaleMale
Shaking palsy95.00%5.00%

Age of people who have Shaking palsy when taking Plaquenil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Shaking palsy0.00%0.00%5.56%0.00%0.00%5.56%5.56%83.33%

Severity of Shaking palsy when taking Plaquenil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Shaking palsy0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Shaking palsy ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Shaking palsy0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Anxiety (9 people, 47.37%)
  2. Gastric disorder (8 people, 42.11%)
  3. Antidepressant therapy (8 people, 42.11%)
  4. Sleep disorder (8 people, 42.11%)
  5. Arthritis (8 people, 42.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone (13 people, 68.42%)
  2. Prevacid (11 people, 57.89%)
  3. Vicodin (11 people, 57.89%)
  4. Pamelor (8 people, 42.11%)
  5. Mellaril (8 people, 42.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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