Plaquenil and Hypertension - from FDA reports


Summary

Hypertension is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Hypertension 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.

What to expect?

If you take Plaquenil and have Hypertension, find out what symptoms you could have in 1 year or longer.

You are not alone!

Join a support group for people who take Plaquenil and have Hypertension

Personalized health information

On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>

On Nov, 19, 2017

31,504 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil.
Among them, 1,098 people (3.49%) have Hypertension


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Plaquenil cause Hypertension?

Time on Plaquenil when people have Hypertension *:

  • < 1 month: 20 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 32 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 28 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hypertension when taking Plaquenil *:

  • female: 80.39 %
  • male: 19.61 %

Age of people who have Hypertension when taking Plaquenil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.22 %
  • 10-19: 0.45 %
  • 20-29: 1.68 %
  • 30-39: 6.49 %
  • 40-49: 18.7 %
  • 50-59: 26.76 %
  • 60+: 45.69 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (82 people, 7.47%)
  • Pain (75 people, 6.83%)
  • Arthritis (48 people, 4.37%)
  • Fibromyalgia (42 people, 3.83%)
  • Preventive Health Care (33 people, 3.01%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (279 people, 25.41%)
  • Humira (187 people, 17.03%)
  • Enbrel (183 people, 16.67%)
  • Arava (162 people, 14.75%)
  • Prednisone (161 people, 14.66%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (206 people, 18.76%)
  • Drug Ineffective (198 people, 18.03%)
  • Joint Pain (191 people, 17.40%)
  • Fatigue (188 people, 17.12%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (177 people, 16.12%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Subscribe to the study: get notified of updates to the study.

Want to find out more about the FDA reports used in the study? You can request them from FDA.

Do you have Hypertension when taking Plaquenil?

Expand the study to include all drugs with the same ingredients

Hypertension and drugs with ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate.

Expand the study to include reports from both FDA and eHealthMe

Hypertension and Plaquenil from FDA and eHealthMe reports

Plaquenil

Plaquenil has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in systemic lupus erythematosus. (latest outcomes from Plaquenil 33,465 users)

Hypertension

Hypertension (high blood pressure) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, depression (latest reports from 541,348 Hypertension patients).

Browse all side effects of Plaquenil

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Drugs that are associated with Hypertension

Hypertension

Could your condition cause Hypertension

Hypertension

Related studies

What would happen?

Forecast new side effects and undetected conditions when you take Plaquenil and have Hypertension.

Questions to the study

More questions >