Who have Headache with Sulfasalazine?


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 - 6 months, also take medication Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 13,459 people who have side effects while taking Sulfasalazine from FDA and social media. Among them, 529 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 Sulfasalazine 18,294 users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 305,936 Headache patients).

On Nov, 23, 2016

13,459 people reported to have side effects when taking Sulfasalazine.
Among them, 529 people (3.93%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Sulfasalazine cause Headache?

Time on Sulfasalazine when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 40.48 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 45.24 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.95 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.76 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.19 %
  • 10+ years: 2.38 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Sulfasalazine *:

  • female: 70.73 %
  • male: 29.27 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Sulfasalazine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.89 %
  • 20-29: 12.05 %
  • 30-39: 10.12 %
  • 40-49: 22.65 %
  • 50-59: 30.36 %
  • 60+: 21.93 %

Severity of Headache **:

  • least: 12.5 %
  • moderate: 62.5 %
  • severe: 25.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Headache **:

  • while on drug: 25.0 %
  • after off the drug: 12.5 %
  • not yet: 62.5 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (144 people, 27.22%)
  • Enbrel (105 people, 19.85%)
  • Methotrexate (95 people, 17.96%)
  • Prednisone (75 people, 14.18%)
  • Folic Acid (75 people, 14.18%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Sulfasalazine, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis (58 people, 10.96%)
  • Crohn's Disease (48 people, 9.07%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (41 people, 7.75%)
  • High Blood Pressure (40 people, 7.56%)
  • Depression (40 people, 7.56%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea (129 people, 24.39%)
  • Fatigue (96 people, 18.15%)
  • Fever (84 people, 15.88%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (72 people, 13.61%)
  • Dizziness (71 people, 13.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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