eHealthMe - Personalized health information eHealthMe - Personalized health information

Personalized health information

  Tools
All drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
All conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Check symptoms  -  Ask a question  -  Write a review  -  Studies  -  Answered/ Unanswered  -  Reviews

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 11,427 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.

You are not alone: join a support group for people who take Sulfasalazine and have Anterior uveitis >>>

Personalized health information: on eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA and social media since 1977. Our tools are free and anonymous. 66 million people have used us. 200+ peer-reviewed medical journals have referenced our original studies. Start now >>>

 

Sulfasalazine

Sulfasalazine has active ingredients of sulfasalazine. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 11,757 Sulfasalazine users)

Anterior uveitis

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, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 4,606 Anterior uveitis patients)

On May, 1, 2015: 11,427 people reported to have side effects when taking Sulfasalazine. Among them, 20 people (0.18%) have Anterior Uveitis.

Trend of Anterior uveitis in Sulfasalazine reports

Time on Sulfasalazine when people have Anterior uveitis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anterior uveitis0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Anterior uveitis when taking Sulfasalazine * :

FemaleMale
Anterior uveitis66.67%33.33%

Age of people who have Anterior uveitis when taking Sulfasalazine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anterior uveitis0.00%0.00%0.00%12.50%0.00%62.50%6.25%18.75%

Severity of Anterior uveitis when taking Sulfasalazine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Anterior uveitis0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Anterior uveitis ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Anterior uveitis0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (10 people, 50.00%)
  2. Ankylosing spondylitis (4 people, 20.00%)
  3. Chronic myeloid leukaemia (1 people, 5.00%)
  4. Arthritis (1 people, 5.00%)
  5. Anaemia (1 people, 5.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (9 people, 45.00%)
  2. Humira (8 people, 40.00%)
  3. Enbrel (8 people, 40.00%)
  4. Folic acid (5 people, 25.00%)
  5. Arava (5 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Get connected: join our support group of sulfasalazine and anterior uveitis on

Do you have Anterior Uveitis while taking Sulfasalazine?

 

You are not alone! Join a support group on :
- support group for people who take Sulfasalazine and have Anterior Uveitis
- support group for people who take Sulfasalazine
- support group for people who have Anterior Uveitis

Recent conversations of related support groups:

Browse all Sulfasalazine side effects:

Drugs that are associated with:

Could your condition cause:

Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Can botox cause iritis and drooping of eyelid. are the two connected?
    I was just diagnosed by a hospital specialist with Iritis. I had Botox four weeks ago and have had Botox for about five years every six months with no ill effects whatsoever. My eyelid has dropped noticeably but worse in morning - especially the left, which is the one with iritis. Can Botox suddenly ...
  • Does humira cause excessive sweating?
    Having psoriaticarthritis,fibromyalgia,psoriais,restless leg syndrome,roseacea and high blood pressure means complex health issues and a complex list of medication to go with it. Iam suffering extreme sweating,flushing and now a tickled cough. Now it could be due to going through the change (menopau ...
  • Will kristalose effect diabetic(type 2) wth novalog high blood sugar
    having high blood sugar diabetic novalog withkristalose for ecepholopothy
  • Since starting coumadin i am exhausted all the time and have muscle and joint pain. (2 answers)
    In 2012 I had two PE's and four DVT's; I was diagnosed with a clotting disorder; after several hospitalizations they put an IVC filter in. Within a few months I was diagnosed with RA, Rheumatoid Arthritis. I am chronically exhausted, I have muscle pain - sometimes the pain in my upper legs/thighs is ...
  • What side effects do you experience from sulpfasalazine? (5 answers)
    I began taking sulfasalazine 5 days ago for Rheumatoid arthritis. Since then I've had stomach cramps and bloating. Has anyone else experienced these side effects? If so, did the symptoms go away after using taking the meds for a while? And did the meds help the RA symptoms?

More questions for: Sulfasalazine, Anterior uveitis

You may be interested at these reviews (Write a review):

  • Heat rash with sulfasalazine
    Been taking sulfasalazine for a year and when in sun where ever sun exposed to my skin a get a red itchy rash. Never had this before. Also I swear more and more and feel like passing out when in the heat
  • Sulfasalazine and the never ending menstrual cycle
    I started this drug and never had menstrual problems begore. Within 3 months, I started my period and it never stopped even with stopping the drug for 3 mon ths. I ended up going my gyne and he prescribed megace. I had been bleeding for a total of 6 months. Made an appt with my rhuemy and explai ...

More reviews for: Sulfasalazine, Anterior uveitis

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • I got reactive arthritis after getting salmonella. I have never had problems with uveitis before going on Sulfasalazine. I take 500mg x 2 daily. Have been on it for almost 2 years. I developed my first uveitis attack 8 months after starting sulfasalazine.

    Reply

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

   

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2015 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.