Review: could Asacol cause Lupus (Systemic lupus erythematosus)?
Summary: Lupus is found among people who take Asacol, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Imuran, and have Osteoporosis.
We study 7,364 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 has active ingredients of mesalamine. It is often used in ulcerative colitis. (latest outcomes from Asacol 7,723 users)
Lupus (any of various ulcerous skin diseases) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, systemic lupus erythematosus, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis.(latest reports from Lupus 12,502 patients)
On Nov, 29, 2014: 7,363 people reported to have side effects when taking Asacol. Among them, 95 people (1.29%) have Lupus.
Time on Asacol when people have Lupus * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
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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- Is there a support group in the us for people with insulinomas? (1 answer)
(Asked by a 44 year old woman who has Insulinoma, Pancreatic Abdominal Resection, Neuropathy - Facial, Neuropathy - Brachial Plexus, Neuropathy Peripheral, Muscle Cramps, Cataract Surgery, Strabismus, Aorto-duodenal Fistula, Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumour, Antiphospholipid Syndrome, Lupus, Posterior Spinal Fusion, Bone Degeneration, Osteoarthritis, Bradycardia, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Islets Of Langerhans)
SUPPORT GROUP IN UNITED STATES!!!
Hi, the only support group that I've been able to find for people with insulinomas is located in the UK... just wondering if there is one in the US. I had pancreatic surgery to remove my first insulinoma in 2012, we're thinking there's another because I'm stil ...
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I've been on most of the medications for more than a year and it hasn't been that bad getting used to them. But I've been on Zoloft and ambien for about a month now, and I've been noticing a lot of side effects. The one I just recently noticed and that has been driving me completely insane, is the r ...
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(Asked by a 65 year old woman who has Ulcerative Colitis, and takes Asacol)
I have had some numbness in my right foot for a long time due to a broken foot that was set wrong and now sits in my shoes strangely, causing some pain and numbness and swelling. However, recently I've had some numbness in my left foot. After seeing a neurologist on a different matter, she indicat ...
- What causes it? and why is it so painful? (1 answer)
(Asked by a 45 year old woman who has Lupus, Shoulder Pain, and takes Plaquenil, Diclofenac Potassium)
I can lift my arm out in front of me but not out to the side!! The diclofenac doesn't seem to help. Any suggestions? Has anyone been on benlysta?
- I have got ulcerative collits
(Asked by a 41 year old woman who has Ulcerative Colitis, and takes Pentasa)
hi I have had ulcerative colitis since 2007 I have been taking solfalk, during that time
two years ago a dr gave me pentasa suppository I have been using it for 2 years since that time I developed chloasma (melasma) and my hair is thinning could this medicine be effecting it.
I was fine when ...
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he gave me neoral since 2 months and i am not getting any better
burning sensation in hands and feet all day and night
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