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Review: could Psoriasis cause Purpura?

We study 58,227 people who have Psoriasis from FDA and social media. Among them, 28 have Purpura. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin) (latest reports from 139,459 patients) can be treated by Humira, Enbrel, Methotrexate Sodium, Stelara, Clobetasol Propionate, Methotrexate.


Purpura (purplish discoloration of the skin) (latest reports from 26,305 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, depression, antiemetic supportive care.

On Sep, 14, 2014: 58,217 people who have psoriasis are studied. Among them, 29 (0.05%) have Purpura.

Trend of Purpura in psoriasis reports

Gender of people who have psoriasis and experienced Purpura * :


Age of people who have psoriasis and experienced Purpura * :


Severity of the symptom * :


Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Chronic myeloid leukaemia (3 people, 10.34%)
  2. Weight decreased (3 people, 10.34%)
  3. Hormone replacement therapy (3 people, 10.34%)
  4. Anxiety disorder (3 people, 10.34%)
  5. Pain (3 people, 10.34%)
  6. Thyroid disorder (2 people, 6.90%)
  7. Colitis (2 people, 6.90%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Stelara (17 people, 58.62%)
  2. Enbrel (8 people, 27.59%)
  3. Raptiva (6 people, 20.69%)
  4. Methotrexate (5 people, 17.24%)
  5. Omeprazole (3 people, 10.34%)
  6. Humira (3 people, 10.34%)
  7. Prazepam (3 people, 10.34%)
  8. Gleevec (3 people, 10.34%)
  9. Ibuprofen (3 people, 10.34%)
  10. Levothyroxine sodium (3 people, 10.34%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Took synthroid after birth of daugther, 12 years ago. Eventually came off synthroid while takine kelp and selenium. Joint aches and pains, especially knees and elbows. TSH 4.22, which has doubled since starting methotrexate.


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