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Review: could Systemic lupus erythematosus cause Emphysema?

We study 5,227 people who have Systemic lupus erythematosus from FDA and social media. Among them, 11 have Emphysema. 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) (latest reports from 42,156 patients) can be treated by Plaquenil, Prednisone, Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate, Cellcept, Methotrexate, Azathioprine.


Emphysema (chronic respiratory disease - over inflation of the air sacs (alveoli) in the lungs) (latest reports from 62,169 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, depression.

On Sep, 14, 2014: 5,214 people who have systemic lupus erythematosus are studied. Among them, 11 (0.21%) have Emphysema.

Trend of Emphysema in systemic lupus erythematosus reports

Gender of people who have systemic lupus erythematosus and experienced Emphysema * :


Age of people who have systemic lupus erythematosus and experienced Emphysema * :


Severity of the symptom * :


Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (11 people, 100.00%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (11 people, 100.00%)
  3. Osteopenia (11 people, 100.00%)
  4. Sjogren's syndrome (11 people, 100.00%)
  5. Hiatus hernia (3 people, 27.27%)
  6. Neuropathy peripheral (3 people, 27.27%)
  7. Arthritis (2 people, 18.18%)
  8. Myocardial infarction (2 people, 18.18%)
  9. Blood cholesterol increased (2 people, 18.18%)
  10. Depression (2 people, 18.18%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Prednisone (11 people, 100.00%)
  2. Plaquenil (11 people, 100.00%)
  3. Fosamax plus d (11 people, 100.00%)
  4. Fosamax (11 people, 100.00%)
  5. Didronel (11 people, 100.00%)
  6. Premarin (11 people, 100.00%)
  7. Alendronate sodium (4 people, 36.36%)
  8. Lyrica (3 people, 27.27%)
  9. Vitamin d (3 people, 27.27%)
  10. Pantoprazole (3 people, 27.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • From this study (4 hours ago):

  • In 2011- Gastric Bypass (wt 245#), In Feb. 2014, I weighed 145#. I am 5'8", Dr. wants me at 155#.
    Increased stress from a new roommate in April caused severe anxiety resulting to weight dropping in July to 120# and subsequent diag of severe malnutrition. Anxiety is Diag and Alprazolam prescribed. I am not employed, I receive alimony, my house is paid off but behind in property taxes. I am enrolled in online college (since 2012-straight A's), just transferred after AA in Psychology in July 2014 to GCU for BA. in teaching. Grades remain "A's".
    Today (Oct. 13, 2014) I am 109.6 lbs. despite consistent food consumption through out day.


  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • but now I need to stop plaquenil because it increase my acid phosphatase causing lots of muscle crams and spasms


  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • after taking medrol I had my blood sugar levels increased to 215


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