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Review: could Plaquenil cause Sore throat?

Summary: Sore throat could be caused by Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Prednisone, and have Acid reflux.

We study 14,665 people who have side effects while taking Plaquenil from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Sore throat. Find out below who they are, when they have Sore throat and more.

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On Apr, 12, 2014: 14,665 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil. Among them, 7 people (0.05%) have Sore Throat. They amount to 0.11% of all the 6,415 people who have Sore Throat on eHealthMe.

Trend of Sore throat in Plaquenil reports

Time on Plaquenil when people have Sore throat * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sore throat100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Sore throat when taking Plaquenil * :

FemaleMale
Sore throat100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Sore throat when taking Plaquenil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sore throat0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%14.29%28.57%57.14%

Severity of Sore throat when taking Plaquenil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sore throat0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Sore throat ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Acid reflux (1 people, 14.29%)
  2. Pain management (1 people, 14.29%)
  3. Sjogren's syndrome (1 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone (4 people, 57.14%)
  2. Methotrexate (2 people, 28.57%)
  3. Enbrel (1 people, 14.29%)
  4. Glucotrol xl (1 people, 14.29%)
  5. Toprol-xl (1 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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