Who have Lupus with Asacol?


Summary

Lupus is found among people who take Asacol, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Imuran, and have Osteoporosis . We study 10,961 people who have side effects while taking Asacol from FDA and social media. Among them, 105 have Lupus. Find out below who they are, when they have Lupus and more.

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Asacol

Asacol has active ingredients of mesalamine. It is often used in ulcerative colitis. (latest outcomes from Asacol 11,824 users)

Lupus

Lupus (any of various ulcerous skin diseases) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis (latest reports from 23,224 Lupus patients).

On Nov, 23, 2016

10,961 people reported to have side effects when taking Asacol.
Among them, 105 people (0.96%) 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: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 50 %
  • 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: 90.48 %
  • male: 9.52 %

Age of people who have Lupus when taking Asacol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 28.24 %
  • 20-29: 3.53 %
  • 30-39: 4.71 %
  • 40-49: 11.76 %
  • 50-59: 38.82 %
  • 60+: 12.94 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Imuran (59 people, 56.19%)
  • Prednisone (52 people, 49.52%)
  • Demerol (45 people, 42.86%)
  • Plaquenil (36 people, 34.29%)
  • Forteo (33 people, 31.43%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Asacol, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Osteoporosis (34 people, 32.38%)
  • Crohn's Disease (23 people, 21.90%)
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis (19 people, 18.10%)
  • Acne (12 people, 11.43%)
  • Thrombocytopenia (11 people, 10.48%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Acute Kidney Failure (57 people, 54.29%)
  • Cellulitis (53 people, 50.48%)
  • Pneumonia (51 people, 48.57%)
  • Anaemia (51 people, 48.57%)
  • Ulcerative Colitis (50 people, 47.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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