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Review: could Plaquenil cause Withdrawal syndrome?

We study 14,693 people who have side effects while taking Plaquenil from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome and more.

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Plaquenil

Plaquenil (latest outcomes from 15,500 users) has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in systemic lupus erythematosus.

Withdrawal syndrome

Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) (latest reports from 56,852 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, back pain.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 14,683 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil. Among them, 20 people (0.14%) have Withdrawal Syndrome.

Trend of Withdrawal syndrome in Plaquenil reports

Time on Plaquenil when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Plaquenil * :

FemaleMale
Withdrawal syndrome94.74%5.26%

Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Plaquenil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%21.43%7.14%57.14%14.29%

Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Plaquenil ** :

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How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Fibromyalgia (9 people, 45.00%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (5 people, 25.00%)
  3. Pain (4 people, 20.00%)
  4. Breakthrough pain (3 people, 15.00%)
  5. Systemic lupus erythematosus (3 people, 15.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lyrica (8 people, 40.00%)
  2. Cymbalta (7 people, 35.00%)
  3. Synthroid (5 people, 25.00%)
  4. Lortab (5 people, 25.00%)
  5. Nexium (4 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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