Plaquenil and Shortness of breath - from FDA reports
Shortness of breath 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 Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 26,525 people who have side effects while taking Plaquenil from FDA. Among them, 1,143 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.
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Shortness Of Breath
Shortness of breath has been reported by people with high blood pressure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, primary pulmonary hypertension, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 284,000 Shortness of breath patients).
On Jan, 28, 2017
26,525 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil.
Among them, 1,143 people (4.31%) have Shortness Of Breath
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Plaquenil when people have Shortness Of Breath *:
- < 1 month: 16 %
- 1 - 6 months: 18 %
- 6 - 12 months: 14 %
- 1 - 2 years: 18 %
- 2 - 5 years: 10 %
- 5 - 10 years: 16 %
- 10+ years: 8 %
Gender of people who have Shortness Of Breath when taking Plaquenil *:
- female: 83.63 %
- male: 16.37 %
Age of people who have Shortness Of Breath when taking Plaquenil *:
- 0-1: 0.11 %
- 2-9: 0.22 %
- 10-19: 1.09 %
- 20-29: 4.59 %
- 30-39: 6.99 %
- 40-49: 17.27 %
- 50-59: 29.62 %
- 60+: 40.11 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (518 people, 45.32%)
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (165 people, 14.44%)
- Pain (80 people, 7.00%)
- High Blood Pressure (79 people, 6.91%)
- Osteoporosis (63 people, 5.51%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (307 people, 26.86%)
- Prednisone (218 people, 19.07%)
- Enbrel (197 people, 17.24%)
- Humira (193 people, 16.89%)
- Folic Acid (157 people, 13.74%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Chest Pain (253 people, 22.13%)
- Nausea (201 people, 17.59%)
- Fatigue (200 people, 17.50%)
- Pain (188 people, 16.45%)
- Cough (165 people, 14.44%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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