Review: could Sulfasalazine cause Anterior uveitis (Uveitis)?
Summary: Anterior uveitis is found among people who take Sulfasalazine, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 11,425 people who have side effects while taking Sulfasalazine from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 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 11,750 Sulfasalazine 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, macular degeneration, osteoporosis, uveitis. (latest reports from 4,601 Anterior uveitis patients)
On Feb, 17, 2015: 11,422 people reported to have side effects when taking Sulfasalazine. Among them, 20 people (0.18%) have Anterior Uveitis.
Time on Sulfasalazine when people have Anterior uveitis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Anterior uveitis||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Anterior uveitis when taking Sulfasalazine * :
|Anterior uveitis||66.67%||33.33% |
Age of people who have Anterior uveitis when taking Sulfasalazine * :
|Anterior uveitis||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||12.50%||0.00%||62.50%||6.25%||18.75% |
Severity of Anterior uveitis when taking Sulfasalazine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Anterior uveitis||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Anterior uveitis ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Anterior uveitis||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (10 people, 50.00%)
- Ankylosing spondylitis (4 people, 20.00%)
- Chronic myeloid leukaemia (1 people, 5.00%)
- Arthritis (1 people, 5.00%)
- Anaemia (1 people, 5.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methotrexate (9 people, 45.00%)
- Humira (8 people, 40.00%)
- Enbrel (8 people, 40.00%)
- Folic acid (5 people, 25.00%)
- Arava (5 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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