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Review: could Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim cause Lupus (Systemic lupus erythematosus)?

Summary: Lupus is reported only by a few people who take Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim.

We study 5,534 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 5,751 users) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection.

Trend of sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim reports

Lupus

Lupus (any of various ulcerous skin diseases) (latest reports from 12,502 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, systemic lupus erythematosus, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis.

Trend of Lupus reports

On Oct, 29, 2014: 5,534 people reported to have side effects when taking Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim. Among them, 5 people (0.09%) have Lupus.

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. Pain (2 people, 40.00%)
  3. Gout (2 people, 40.00%)
  4. Skin infection (2 people, 40.00%)
  5. Cellulitis (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. Pristiq (2 people, 40.00%)
  5. Ibuprofen (2 people, 40.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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