Review: could Asacol cause Lupus?
We study 7,355 people who have side effects while taking Asacol from FDA and social media. Among them, 95 have Lupus. Find out below who they are, when they have Lupus and more.
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Asacol (latest outcomes from 7,713 users) has active ingredients of mesalamine. It is often used in ulcerative colitis.
Lupus (any of various ulcerous skin diseases) (latest reports from 42,800 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, systemic lupus erythematosus, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis.
On Aug, 18, 2014: 7,352 people reported to have side effects when taking Asacol. Among them, 95 people (1.29%) have Lupus. They amount to 0.23% of all the 42,112 people who have Lupus on eHealthMe.
Time on Asacol when people have Lupus * :
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Gender of people who have Lupus when taking Asacol * :
Age of people who have Lupus when taking Asacol * :
Severity of Lupus when taking Asacol ** :
How people recovered from Lupus ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (35 people, 36.84%)
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (29 people, 30.53%)
- Crohn's disease (23 people, 24.21%)
- Autoimmune hepatitis (19 people, 20.00%)
- Acne (12 people, 12.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Imuran (57 people, 60.00%)
- Prednisone (51 people, 53.68%)
- Demerol (45 people, 47.37%)
- Plaquenil (35 people, 36.84%)
- Nexium (33 people, 34.74%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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