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Review: could Plaquenil cause Shaking palsy (Parkinson's disease)?

We study 14,683 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 15,494 users) has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in systemic lupus erythematosus.

Shaking palsy

Shaking palsy (disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular coordination) (latest reports from 60,545 patients) has been reported by people with parkinson's disease, depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, bipolar disorder.

On Sep, 14, 2014: 14,683 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil. Among them, 19 people (0.13%) have Shaking Palsy.

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. Vicodin (11 people, 57.89%)
  3. Prevacid (11 people, 57.89%)
  4. Slow-mag (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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