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Side Effects

List Plaquenil side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with Plaquenil:

Common side effects of Plaquenil:

  • Irritation of the Stomach or IntestinesLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of Plaquenil:

  • Blurred VisionSevere
  • Corneal ScarSevere
  • Disease of the Cornea of the EyeSevere
  • Disease of the Retina of the EyeSevere
  • Bleached HairLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Discoloration of NailLess Severe
  • Discoloration of the MouthLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Hair LossLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
  • NervousLess Severe
  • RashLess Severe
  • Skin DiscolorationLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

Rare side effects of Plaquenil:

  • Blood DisorderSevere
  • BronchospasmSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Deficiency of Granulocytes a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • G6PD AnemiaSevere
  • Giant HivesSevere
  • HivesSevere
  • Low Blood Counts due to Bone Marrow FailureSevere
  • Low Blood SugarSevere
  • Mental Disorder with Loss of Normal Personality & RealitySevere
  • Mood ChangesSevere
  • Muscle WeaknessSevere
  • SeizuresSevere
  • Acquired Abnormally Colored VisionLess Severe

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