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Review: could Sulfasalazine cause Headache?

We study 11,411 people who have side effects while taking Sulfasalazine from FDA and social media. Among them, 484 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Sulfasalazine

Sulfasalazine (latest outcomes from 11,734 users) has active ingredients of sulfasalazine. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Headache

Headache (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,191,904 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

On Oct, 29, 2014: 11,411 people reported to have side effects when taking Sulfasalazine. Among them, 484 people (4.24%) have Headache.

Trend of Headache in Sulfasalazine reports

Time on Sulfasalazine when people have Headache * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Headache41.18%48.24%1.18%3.53%2.35%1.18%2.35%

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Sulfasalazine * :

FemaleMale
Headache65.73%34.27%

Age of people who have Headache when taking Sulfasalazine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headache0.00%0.00%2.65%11.57%10.12%27.95%24.82%22.89%

Severity of Headache when taking Sulfasalazine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Headache9.09%63.64%27.27%0.00%

How people recovered from Headache ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Headache33.33%16.67%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (179 people, 36.98%)
  2. Ankylosing spondylitis (44 people, 9.09%)
  3. Crohn's disease (42 people, 8.68%)
  4. Psoriatic arthropathy (30 people, 6.20%)
  5. Hypertension (24 people, 4.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Enbrel (120 people, 24.79%)
  2. Humira (107 people, 22.11%)
  3. Prednisone (97 people, 20.04%)
  4. Methotrexate (89 people, 18.39%)
  5. Folic acid (75 people, 15.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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