Review: could Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim cause Lupus?
We study 5,529 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 5,740 users) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection.
Lupus (any of various ulcerous skin diseases) (latest reports from 41,744 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, systemic lupus erythematosus, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis.
On Jul, 15, 2014: 5,529 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 41,732 people who have Lupus on eHealthMe.
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%)
- Pain (2 people, 40.00%)
- Gout (2 people, 40.00%)
- Skin infection (2 people, 40.00%)
- Cellulitis (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%)
- Pristiq (2 people, 40.00%)
- Ibuprofen (2 people, 40.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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