Review: could Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim cause Lupus?
This is a review of Lupus (Systemic lupus erythematosus) by studying 5,494 people who take Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim. We analyze: the time on Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim when people have Lupus, gender and age of these people, the severity of Lupus, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim
Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim (latest outcomes from 5,157 users) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection, infection. Commonly reported side effects of Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim include fever, nausea aggravated, nausea, rashes, thrombocytopenia.
Lupus (any of various ulcerous skin diseases) (latest reports from 40,965 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, systemic lupus erythematosus, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 4,922 people reported to have side effects when taking Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim. Among them, 5 people (0.10%) have Lupus.
Time on Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim when people have Lupus * :
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Gender of people who have Lupus when taking Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim * :
Age of people who have Lupus when taking Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim * :
Severity of Lupus when taking Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim ** :
How people recovered from Lupus ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety (3 people, 60.00%)
- Cellulitis (2 people, 40.00%)
- Skin infection (2 people, 40.00%)
- Gout (2 people, 40.00%)
- Pain (2 people, 40.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Colchicine (3 people, 60.00%)
- Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim double strength (3 people, 60.00%)
- Lisinopril (2 people, 40.00%)
- Xanax (2 people, 40.00%)
- Vicodin (2 people, 40.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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