Sulfasalazine and Anterior uveitis - from FDA reports
Anterior uveitis is found among people who take Sulfasalazine, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Enbrel, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 17,569 people who have side effects while taking Sulfasalazine from FDA. Among them, 39 have Anterior uveitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Anterior uveitis and more.
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Sulfasalazine has active ingredients of sulfasalazine. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Sulfasalazine 18,320 users)
Anterior uveitis (inflammation of the middle layer of the eye, which includes the iris (coloured part of the eye) and adjacent tissue, known as the ciliary body) has been reported by people with ankylosing spondylitis, rheumatoid arthritis, uveitis, multiple sclerosis, macular degeneration (latest reports from 7,897 Anterior uveitis patients).
On Feb, 22, 2017
17,569 people reported to have side effects when taking Sulfasalazine.
Among them, 39 people (0.22%) have Anterior Uveitis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Sulfasalazine when people have Anterior Uveitis *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 66.67 %
- 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Anterior Uveitis when taking Sulfasalazine *:
- female: 60.53 %
- male: 39.47 %
Age of people who have Anterior Uveitis when taking Sulfasalazine *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 3.33 %
- 10-19: 3.33 %
- 20-29: 13.33 %
- 30-39: 6.67 %
- 40-49: 46.67 %
- 50-59: 10.0 %
- 60+: 16.67 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (15 people, 38.46%)
- Ankylosing Spondylitis (13 people, 33.33%)
- Pain (4 people, 10.26%)
- High Blood Pressure (3 people, 7.69%)
- Arthritis (3 people, 7.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Enbrel (16 people, 41.03%)
- Methotrexate (14 people, 35.90%)
- Humira (11 people, 28.21%)
- Folic Acid (7 people, 17.95%)
- Omeprazole (6 people, 15.38%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Joint Pain (6 people, 15.38%)
- Rashes (4 people, 10.26%)
- Headache (4 people, 10.26%)
- Arthritis (4 people, 10.26%)
- Anaemia (4 people, 10.26%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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