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 Ankylosing spondylitis. This review analyzes which people have Anterior uveitis with Sulfasalazine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 20,746 people who have side effects when taking Sulfasalazine from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 21, 2017
20,746 people reported to have side effects when taking Sulfasalazine.
Among them, 49 people (0.24%) have Anterior uveitis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Sulfasalazine when people have Anterior uveitis *:
- < 1 month: 25 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 50 %
- 1 - 2 years: 25 %
- 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: 64.58 %
- male: 35.42 %
Age of people who have Anterior uveitis when taking Sulfasalazine *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 2.63 %
- 10-19: 2.63 %
- 20-29: 13.16 %
- 30-39: 23.68 %
- 40-49: 36.84 %
- 50-59: 7.89 %
- 60+: 13.16 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Ankylosing Spondylitis (17 people, 34.69%)
- Pain (4 people, 8.16%)
- High Blood Pressure (3 people, 6.12%)
- Preventive Health Care (2 people, 4.08%)
- Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (2 people, 4.08%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Enbrel (19 people, 38.78%)
- Methotrexate (14 people, 28.57%)
- Humira (12 people, 24.49%)
- Folic Acid (7 people, 14.29%)
- Arava (6 people, 12.24%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Joint Pain (6 people, 12.24%)
- Hepatic Enzyme Increased (5 people, 10.20%)
- Hair Loss (5 people, 10.20%)
- Intraocular Pressure Increased (4 people, 8.16%)
- Intervertebral Disc Protrusion (4 people, 8.16%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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