Sulfasalazine and Headache - from FDA reports


Summary

Headache is found among people who take Sulfasalazine, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Headache with Sulfasalazine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 19,517 people who have side effects when taking Sulfasalazine from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 01, 2017

19,517 people reported to have side effects when taking Sulfasalazine.
Among them, 918 people (4.7%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Sulfasalazine cause Headache?

Time on Sulfasalazine when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 40.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 39.05 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.95 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.81 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.57 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.9 %
  • 10+ years: 5.71 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Sulfasalazine *:

  • female: 73.74 %
  • male: 26.26 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Sulfasalazine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.28 %
  • 20-29: 8.04 %
  • 30-39: 10.19 %
  • 40-49: 20.51 %
  • 50-59: 30.56 %
  • 60+: 28.42 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (476 people, 51.85%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (86 people, 9.37%)
  • Pain (76 people, 8.28%)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis (70 people, 7.63%)
  • Crohn's Disease (59 people, 6.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (264 people, 28.76%)
  • Enbrel (240 people, 26.14%)
  • Methotrexate (176 people, 19.17%)
  • Plaquenil (133 people, 14.49%)
  • Actemra (97 people, 10.57%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (230 people, 25.05%)
  • Fatigue (185 people, 20.15%)
  • Drug Ineffective (148 people, 16.12%)
  • Pain (142 people, 15.47%)
  • Joint Pain (139 people, 15.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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