Review: could Singulair cause Sjogren's syndrome?
Summary: Sjogren's syndrome is found among people who take Singulair, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Prednisone, and have Asthma.
We study 41,207 people who have side effects while taking Singulair from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 have Sjogren's syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Sjogren's syndrome and more.
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Singulair has active ingredients of montelukast sodium. It is often used in asthma. (view latest outcomes from 42,864 users)
Sjogren's syndrome (a disease that causes dryness in the mouth and eyes) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteopenia, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure.(latest reports from Sjogren's syndrome 2,452 patients)
On Nov, 23, 2014: 41,201 people reported to have side effects when taking Singulair. Among them, 22 people (0.05%) have Sjogren's Syndrome.
Time on Singulair when people have Sjogren's syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sjogren's syndrome||0.00%||62.50%||12.50%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Sjogren's syndrome when taking Singulair * :
|Sjogren's syndrome||91.30%||8.70% |
Age of people who have Sjogren's syndrome when taking Singulair * :
|Sjogren's syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||9.09%||0.00%||0.00%||9.09%||54.55%||27.27% |
Severity of Sjogren's syndrome when taking Singulair ** :
How people recovered from Sjogren's syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Asthma (5 people, 22.73%)
- Osteoporosis (4 people, 18.18%)
- Bronchitis (3 people, 13.64%)
- Narcolepsy (2 people, 9.09%)
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (2 people, 9.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone (5 people, 22.73%)
- Albuterol (5 people, 22.73%)
- Progesterone (4 people, 18.18%)
- Prilosec (4 people, 18.18%)
- Methotrexate (4 people, 18.18%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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