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 11,413 people who have side effects while taking Sulfasalazine from FDA and social media. Among them, 402 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
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Sulfasalazine has active ingredients of sulfasalazine. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (view latest outcomes from 11,744 users)
Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.(latest reports from Headache 199,069 patients)
On Nov, 28, 2014: 11,413 people reported to have side effects when taking Sulfasalazine. Among them, 484 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 (179 people, 36.98%)
- Ankylosing spondylitis (44 people, 9.09%)
- Crohn's disease (42 people, 8.68%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (30 people, 6.20%)
- Hypertension (24 people, 4.96%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Enbrel (120 people, 24.79%)
- Humira (107 people, 22.11%)
- Prednisone (97 people, 20.04%)
- Methotrexate (89 people, 18.39%)
- Folic acid (75 people, 15.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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