Asacol and Lupus - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Lupus with Asacol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,563 people who have side effects when taking Asacol from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 10, 2017

11,563 people reported to have side effects when taking Asacol.
Among them, 109 people (0.94%) have Lupus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Asacol cause Lupus?

Time on Asacol when people have Lupus *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 66.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Lupus when taking Asacol *:

  • female: 90.83 %
  • male: 9.17 %

Age of people who have Lupus when taking Asacol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 26.97 %
  • 20-29: 3.37 %
  • 30-39: 5.62 %
  • 40-49: 13.48 %
  • 50-59: 38.2 %
  • 60+: 12.36 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (34 people, 31.19%)
  • Crohn's Disease (26 people, 23.85%)
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis (19 people, 17.43%)
  • Ulcerative Colitis (12 people, 11.01%)
  • Acne (12 people, 11.01%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Imuran (61 people, 55.96%)
  • Prednisone (52 people, 47.71%)
  • Demerol (45 people, 41.28%)
  • Plaquenil (36 people, 33.03%)
  • Remicade (34 people, 31.19%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Acute Kidney Failure (57 people, 52.29%)
  • Cellulitis (53 people, 48.62%)
  • Pneumonia (51 people, 46.79%)
  • Anaemia (51 people, 46.79%)
  • Ulcerative Colitis (50 people, 45.87%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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