Review: could Sulfasalazine cause Headache?
Summary: Headache is found among people who take Sulfasalazine, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Enbrel, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. We study 11,427 people who have side effects while taking Sulfasalazine from FDA and social media. Among them, 485 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
You are not alone: join a support group for people who take Sulfasalazine and have Headache >>>
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 has active ingredients of sulfasalazine. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 11,757 Sulfasalazine users)
Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 202,450 Headache patients)
On May, 7, 2015: 11,427 people reported to have side effects when taking Sulfasalazine. Among them, 485 people (4.24%) have Headache.
Time on Sulfasalazine when people have Headache * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Headache when taking Sulfasalazine * :
Age of people who have Headache when taking Sulfasalazine * :
Severity of Headache when taking Sulfasalazine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headache ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (180 people, 37.11%)
- Ankylosing spondylitis (44 people, 9.07%)
- Crohn's disease (42 people, 8.66%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (30 people, 6.19%)
- Hypertension (24 people, 4.95%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Enbrel (120 people, 24.74%)
- Humira (107 people, 22.06%)
- Prednisone (97 people, 20.00%)
- Methotrexate (89 people, 18.35%)
- Folic acid (75 people, 15.46%)
* 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 headache on
Do you have Headache while taking Sulfasalazine?
You are not alone! Join a support group on :
- support group for people who take Sulfasalazine and have Headache
- support group for people who take Sulfasalazine
- support group for people who have Headache
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):
- I start using salonpas gel two week ago my blood pressure up
I start using salonpas gel about two weeks, I start getting headace and my blood pressure up
- If i have a head ache from taking boniva, what medication should i take for the head ache?
What is safe to take for a head ache after taking Boniva.
- I too have hashimoto's and hydrocephalus
I have been HYPOTHYROID since at least 18 years old, now 43, and last 2 years found out that I did test positive for Hashimotos and was told I have no thyroid left. When I was 26, I had visual disturbance and went to the ER. Was told by the neurologist that I had mild hydroencephaly, and may requir ...
- Can i take fioricet with norco?
Sufferes from Epilepsy, Aneimia, and Depression and anxiety
- 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 ...
More questions for: Sulfasalazine, Headache
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
- Invokana side effects causing more discomfort than worth
Although invokana does keep my sugar levels down, the side effects out way the benefits.
- Aweful body aches and mood swings!
I have had implanon for 2 weeks now and i have been having aweful muscle pains that last all day and tightness of the joints.i feel as if i have ran 10 miles. Getting this taken out of my arm asap. I can't handle the constant pain anymore.
- Took yasmin, and yaz birthcontrol pills for 6 years now have pituitary tumor
I took Yasmin and yaz birthcontrol pills for 6 years. In 2007 I was diadnosed with a pituitary tumor. The tumor cause me to get cushing syndrome. Which I had surgery on my tumor in 2007 it was not successful, it was in a area that the bleeding was to high of a risk, so 1 month later I had to have ...
- Garcinia and high blood pressure
I am taking a weight loss pill last couple of days. Last two days after I ate cheese, I had headache and high blood pressure,nausea. Yesterday whole day I had stomach upset, pain, nausea. I am not going to take ot anymore.
More reviews for: Sulfasalazine, Headache
Comments from related studies:
From this study (2 years ago):
50 mg weekly. symptoms increasing each week for 6 weeks.
From this study (3 years ago):
Brandy on Jun, 30, 2012:
I am 29 year old female..I took one capsule at midnight two days ago. I have been experiencing extreme stomach cramps and diarrhea. I can not keep any food in my system. I have been miserable for two days now. I will never take these pills again. I've tried to counter act the side affect with pepto but as of right now that's not working. I am trying to stay hydrated because it's pure liquid coming out. This is the worst feeling every...
Karen on Aug, 15, 2011:
I do not take any medications my BP is usually within normal range of 115 over 78. After taking aloe vera tablets. One today and one yesterday...I am experiencing increased BP and heart rate. It did however, take my heartburn away. I will not take anymore aloe vera orally. Will only use it on my skin from here on out. Not liking the feeling that it gives me.
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.