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Review: could Asacol cause Lupus (Systemic lupus erythematosus)?

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

Asacol (latest outcomes from 7,716 users) has active ingredients of mesalamine. It is often used in ulcerative colitis.

Lupus

Lupus (any of various ulcerous skin diseases) (latest reports from 42,463 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, systemic lupus erythematosus, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis.

On Sep, 18, 2014: 7,355 people reported to have side effects when taking Asacol. Among them, 95 people (1.29%) have Lupus.

Trend of Lupus in Asacol reports

Time on Asacol when people have Lupus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Lupus0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Lupus when taking Asacol * :

FemaleMale
Lupus92.71%7.29%

Age of people who have Lupus when taking Asacol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lupus0.00%0.00%29.27%3.66%4.88%10.98%39.02%12.20%

Severity of Lupus when taking Asacol ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Lupus ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (35 people, 36.84%)
  2. Systemic lupus erythematosus (29 people, 30.53%)
  3. Crohn's disease (23 people, 24.21%)
  4. Autoimmune hepatitis (19 people, 20.00%)
  5. Acne (12 people, 12.63%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Imuran (57 people, 60.00%)
  2. Prednisone (51 people, 53.68%)
  3. Demerol (45 people, 47.37%)
  4. Plaquenil (35 people, 36.84%)
  5. Nexium (33 people, 34.74%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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