Review: could Plaquenil cause Sore throat?
Summary: Sore throat is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prednisone, and have Systemic lupus erythematosus.
We study 14,723 people who have side effects while taking Plaquenil from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Sore throat. Find out below who they are, when they have Sore throat and more.
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Plaquenil has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 15,529 Plaquenil users)
Sore throat (pain or irritation of the throat) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, generalized anxiety disorder, hypothyroidism. (latest reports from 3,413 Sore throat patients)
On Jan, 12, 2015: 14,712 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil. Among them, 8 people (0.05%) have Sore Throat.
Time on Plaquenil when people have Sore throat * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sore throat||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Sore throat when taking Plaquenil * :
|Sore throat||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Sore throat when taking Plaquenil * :
|Sore throat||0.00%||0.00%||12.50%||0.00%||0.00%||12.50%||25.00%||50.00% |
Severity of Sore throat when taking Plaquenil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sore throat||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Sore throat ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sore throat||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Lupus (1 people, 12.50%)
- Acid reflux (1 people, 12.50%)
- Pain management (1 people, 12.50%)
- Sjogren's syndrome (1 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone (4 people, 50.00%)
- Methotrexate (2 people, 25.00%)
- Enbrel (1 people, 12.50%)
- Glucotrol xl (1 people, 12.50%)
- Toprol-xl (1 people, 12.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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