Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim and Lupus - from FDA reports


Summary

Lupus is found among people who take Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Stress and anxiety . We study 6,695 people who have side effects while taking Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim from FDA. Among them, 7 have Lupus. Find out below who they are, when they have Lupus and more.

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Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim

Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim 7,115 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 23,260 Lupus patients).

On Jan, 29, 2017

6,695 people reported to have side effects when taking Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim.
Among them, 7 people (0.1%) have Lupus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim cause Lupus?

Time on Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim when people have Lupus *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 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 Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim *:

  • female: 83.33 %
  • male: 16.67 %

Age of people who have Lupus when taking Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 20 %
  • 30-39: 20 %
  • 40-49: 20 %
  • 50-59: 20 %
  • 60+: 20 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Pain (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Narcolepsy (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Insomnia (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Back Pain (1 person, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisolone (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Lisinopril (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Risperdal (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Niaspan (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Actos (1 person, 14.29%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (2 people, 28.57%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Herpes Zoster Infection Neurological (1 person, 14.29%)
  • Bladder Disorder (1 person, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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