Would you have Emphysema when you have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus?


Emphysema is found among people with Systemic lupus erythematosus, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, take medication Plaquenil and have Rheumatoid arthritis. We study 15 people who have Emphysema and Systemic lupus erythematosus from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Systemic lupus erythematosus (an autoimmune disease, which means the body's immune system mistakenly, attacks healthy tissue) can be treated by Plaquenil, Prednisone, Hydroxychloroquine sulfate, Cellcept, Imuran (latest reports from 23,212 Systemic lupus erythematosus patients)


Emphysema (chronic respiratory disease - over inflation of the air sacs (alveoli) in the lungs) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (latest reports from 17,738 Emphysema patients).

On Oct, 21, 2016

15 people who have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Emphysema are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Would you have Emphysema when you have Systemic lupus erythematosus?

Gender of people who have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and experience Emphysema *:

  • female: 76.92 %
  • male: 23.08 %

Age of people who have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and experience Emphysema *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 16.67 %
  • 50-59: 58.33 %
  • 60+: 25.0 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (10 people, 66.67%)
  • Osteoporosis (9 people, 60.00%)
  • Sjogren's Syndrome (7 people, 46.67%)
  • Osteopenia (7 people, 46.67%)
  • Arthritis (2 people, 13.33%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Plaquenil (9 people, 60.00%)
  • Prednisone (8 people, 53.33%)
  • Premarin (7 people, 46.67%)
  • Fosamax (7 people, 46.67%)
  • Didronel (7 people, 46.67%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Pneumonia (11 people, 73.33%)
  • Depression (9 people, 60.00%)
  • Headache (8 people, 53.33%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (8 people, 53.33%)
  • Cardiac Disorder (8 people, 53.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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