Plaquenil and Withdrawal syndrome - from FDA reports
Withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old also take medication Lyrica, and have Fibromyalgia. This review analyzes which people have Withdrawal syndrome with Plaquenil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 31,504 people who have side effects when taking Plaquenil from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 21, 2017
31,504 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil.
Among them, 36 people (0.11%) have Withdrawal syndrome
Number of reports submitted per year:
Gender of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Plaquenil *:
- female: 94.29 %
- male: 5.71 %
Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Plaquenil *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 3.45 %
- 30-39: 20.69 %
- 40-49: 20.69 %
- 50-59: 44.83 %
- 60+: 10.34 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Fibromyalgia (16 people, 44.44%)
- Pain (6 people, 16.67%)
- Sleep Disorder (5 people, 13.89%)
- Depression (5 people, 13.89%)
- Hypothyroidism (3 people, 8.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lyrica (15 people, 41.67%)
- Cymbalta (11 people, 30.56%)
- Synthroid (7 people, 19.44%)
- Lasix (6 people, 16.67%)
- Enbrel (6 people, 16.67%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Drug Ineffective (13 people, 36.11%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (12 people, 33.33%)
- Weight Increased (11 people, 30.56%)
- Insomnia (10 people, 27.78%)
- Feeling Abnormal (9 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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