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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 14,631 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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Plaquenil

Plaquenil (latest outcomes from 15,430 users) has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Sore throat

Sore throat (pain or irritation of the throat) (latest reports from 6,130 patients) has been reported by people with gastroesophageal reflux disease, asthma, high blood pressure, depression, bipolar disorder.

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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  • Im not sure if the meds I take for RA is causing broken bone not to heal or if the RA itself is effecting it?

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  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • The sore throat developed 2-3 days after I started my medication and I have lost my voice completely. It is not especially painful but I say "moderate" because of my loss of voice.

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  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • I was on plaquenil and prednisone, then on cellcept and now am on benlysta, not on all at once

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