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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.

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Sulfasalazine

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

Headache

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.

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
Headache40.70%47.67%1.16%3.49%3.49%1.16%2.33%

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Sulfasalazine * :

FemaleMale
Headache65.79%34.21%

Age of people who have Headache when taking Sulfasalazine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headache0.00%0.00%2.64%11.54%10.10%27.88%24.76%23.08%

Severity of Headache when taking Sulfasalazine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Headache8.33%58.33%33.33%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 (180 people, 37.11%)
  2. Ankylosing spondylitis (44 people, 9.07%)
  3. Crohn's disease (42 people, 8.66%)
  4. Psoriatic arthropathy (30 people, 6.19%)
  5. Hypertension (24 people, 4.95%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Enbrel (120 people, 24.74%)
  2. Humira (107 people, 22.06%)
  3. Prednisone (97 people, 20.00%)
  4. Methotrexate (89 people, 18.35%)
  5. Folic acid (75 people, 15.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • 50 mg weekly. symptoms increasing each week for 6 weeks.

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  • 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...

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    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.

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