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Review: could Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim cause Lupus?

Summary: Lupus could be caused by Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Colchicine, and have Anxiety.

We study 5,522 people who have side effects while taking Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Lupus. Find out below who they are, when they have Lupus and more.

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Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim

Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim (latest outcomes from 5,732 users) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection.

Lupus

Lupus (any of various ulcerous skin diseases) (latest reports from 41,705 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, systemic lupus erythematosus, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 5,497 people reported to have side effects when taking Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim. Among them, 5 people (0.09%) have Lupus. They amount to 0.01% of all the 41,568 people who have Lupus on eHealthMe.

Trend of Lupus in Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim reports

Time on Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim when people have Lupus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Lupus100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Lupus when taking Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim * :

FemaleMale
Lupus60.00%40.00%

Age of people who have Lupus when taking Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lupus0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%40.00%20.00%20.00%20.00%

Severity of Lupus when taking Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Lupus ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Anxiety (3 people, 60.00%)
  2. Cellulitis (2 people, 40.00%)
  3. Skin infection (2 people, 40.00%)
  4. Gout (2 people, 40.00%)
  5. Pain (2 people, 40.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Colchicine (3 people, 60.00%)
  2. Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim double strength (3 people, 60.00%)
  3. Lisinopril (2 people, 40.00%)
  4. Xanax (2 people, 40.00%)
  5. Vicodin (2 people, 40.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • have been abstinent for 6 weeks; one testicle and penis became grossly swollen and painful, Dr. treated with Sulfamethox 2DSx twice daily-in six days had anaphylactic reaction hives,etc. so discontinued; after swelling subsided and resumption of sex,have had three bloody ejaculations.
    Have had quadruple heart bypass,AAA,permanent thrombosis in leg from vein harvest, double (saddlebag) pulmonary emboli.

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  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • have been abstinent for 6 weeks; one testicle and penis became grossly swollen and painful, Dr. treated with Sulfamethox 2DSx twice daily-in six days had anaphylactic reaction hives,etc. so discontinued; after swelling subsided and resumption of sex,have had three bloody ejaculations.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Causing weight loss, reduced appetite, lethargy

    Reply

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