Plaquenil and Polyarthritis - from FDA reports


Summary

Polyarthritis is found among people who take Plaquenil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Polyarthritis 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 Nov, 05, 2017

31,504 people reported to have side effects when taking Plaquenil.
Among them, 47 people (0.15%) have Polyarthritis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Plaquenil cause Polyarthritis?

Time on Plaquenil when people have Polyarthritis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 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: 100 %

Gender of people who have Polyarthritis when taking Plaquenil *:

  • female: 78.72 %
  • male: 21.28 %

Age of people who have Polyarthritis when taking Plaquenil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.78 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 5.56 %
  • 40-49: 25.0 %
  • 50-59: 13.89 %
  • 60+: 52.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (10 people, 21.28%)
  • Heart Transplant (4 people, 8.51%)
  • Osteopenia (3 people, 6.38%)
  • Indigestion (3 people, 6.38%)
  • Fibromyalgia (2 people, 4.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (14 people, 29.79%)
  • Enbrel (11 people, 23.40%)
  • Fosamax (10 people, 21.28%)
  • Humira (8 people, 17.02%)
  • Synthroid (6 people, 12.77%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Osteoarthritis (11 people, 23.40%)
  • Pain (10 people, 21.28%)
  • Gastric Disorder (10 people, 21.28%)
  • Fatigue (10 people, 21.28%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (10 people, 21.28%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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