Plaquenil and Paronychia - from FDA reports


Paronychia is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Folic Acid, and have High blood cholesterol. This study 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 Aug, 10, 2018

31,504 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil.
Among them, 12 people (0.04%) have Paronychia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Plaquenil cause Paronychia?

Time on Plaquenil when people have Paronychia *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Paronychia when taking Plaquenil *:

  • female: 80 %
  • male: 20 %

Age of people who have Paronychia when taking Plaquenil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 22.22 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 11.11 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Hormone Replacement Therapy: 3 people, 25.00%
  2. High Blood Cholesterol: 3 people, 25.00%
  3. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood): 2 people, 16.67%
  4. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 2 people, 16.67%
  5. Osteopenia (a condition where bone mineral density is lower than normal): 2 people, 16.67%
  6. Itching: 2 people, 16.67%
  7. Immunodeficiency Common Variable: 2 people, 16.67%
  8. Dry Eyes (lack of adequate tears): 2 people, 16.67%
  9. Psoriatic Arthropathy (inflammation of the skin and joints with kin condition which typically causes patches (plaques) of red, scaly skin to develop): 1 person, 8.33%
  10. Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin): 1 person, 8.33%
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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Folic Acid: 5 people, 41.67%
  2. Bactroban: 4 people, 33.33%
  3. Remicade: 4 people, 33.33%
  4. Lexapro: 4 people, 33.33%
  5. Levaquin: 4 people, 33.33%
  6. Pravachol: 3 people, 25.00%
  7. Vicodin: 3 people, 25.00%
  8. Premphase 14/14: 3 people, 25.00%
  9. Lipitor: 3 people, 25.00%
  10. Tylenol: 3 people, 25.00%
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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 6 people, 50.00%
  2. Mitral Valve Incompetence (inefficient heart valve): 5 people, 41.67%
  3. Confusional State: 5 people, 41.67%
  4. Rashes (redness): 5 people, 41.67%
  5. Muscle Aches (muscle pain): 4 people, 33.33%
  6. Drug Ineffective: 4 people, 33.33%
  7. Liver Function Test Abnormal: 4 people, 33.33%
  8. High Blood Pressure: 4 people, 33.33%
  9. Fever: 4 people, 33.33%
  10. Depression: 3 people, 25.00%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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