Sulfasalazine and Skin rash - from FDA reports


Summary

Skin rash is found among people who take Sulfasalazine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 17,569 people who have side effects while taking Sulfasalazine from FDA. Among them, 816 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash and more.

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Sulfasalazine

Sulfasalazine has active ingredients of sulfasalazine. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Sulfasalazine 18,320 users)

Skin Rash

Skin rash has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 263,402 Skin rash patients).

On Jan, 31, 2017

17,569 people reported to have side effects when taking Sulfasalazine.
Among them, 816 people (4.64%) have Skin Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Sulfasalazine cause Skin rash?

Time on Sulfasalazine when people have Skin Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 51.13 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.08 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.26 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.01 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.77 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.26 %
  • 10+ years: 1.5 %

Gender of people who have Skin Rash when taking Sulfasalazine *:

  • female: 70.54 %
  • male: 29.46 %

Age of people who have Skin Rash when taking Sulfasalazine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.46 %
  • 10-19: 2.91 %
  • 20-29: 6.58 %
  • 30-39: 9.95 %
  • 40-49: 17.46 %
  • 50-59: 26.65 %
  • 60+: 35.99 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (380 people, 46.57%)
  • Ulcerative Colitis (66 people, 8.09%)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis (65 people, 7.97%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (59 people, 7.23%)
  • Crohn's Disease (48 people, 5.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (234 people, 28.68%)
  • Methotrexate (169 people, 20.71%)
  • Enbrel (167 people, 20.47%)
  • Folic Acid (101 people, 12.38%)
  • Prednisone (82 people, 10.05%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fever (134 people, 16.42%)
  • Itching (115 people, 14.09%)
  • Headache (86 people, 10.54%)
  • Joint Pain (84 people, 10.29%)
  • Fatigue (81 people, 9.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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