Review: could Sulfasalazine cause Skin rash (Rashes)?
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 11,425 people who have side effects while taking Sulfasalazine from FDA and social media. Among them, 502 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash and more.
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Sulfasalazine has active ingredients of sulfasalazine. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 11,753 Sulfasalazine users)
Skin rash (redness) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression. (latest reports from 146,504 Skin rash patients)
On Feb, 28, 2015: 11,422 people reported to have side effects when taking Sulfasalazine. Among them, 502 people (4.40%) have Skin Rash.
Time on Sulfasalazine when people have Skin rash * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Skin rash||52.94%||31.62%||1.47%||3.68%||8.09%||1.47%||0.74% |
Gender of people who have Skin rash when taking Sulfasalazine * :
|Skin rash||68.95%||31.05% |
Age of people who have Skin rash when taking Sulfasalazine * :
|Skin rash||0.00%||0.88%||2.65%||8.39%||11.92%||15.45%||27.59%||33.11% |
Severity of Skin rash when taking Sulfasalazine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Skin rash||25.00%||50.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Skin rash ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Skin rash||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (216 people, 43.03%)
- Colitis ulcerative (41 people, 8.17%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (35 people, 6.97%)
- Ankylosing spondylitis (32 people, 6.37%)
- Crohn's disease (30 people, 5.98%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Humira (122 people, 24.30%)
- Methotrexate (91 people, 18.13%)
- Enbrel (79 people, 15.74%)
- Folic acid (76 people, 15.14%)
- Prednisone (61 people, 12.15%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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Recent Sulfasalazine related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Celebrex, Plaquenil, Sulfasalazine, Methotrexate for a 56-year old man who has Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Comparions of Allegra, Sulfasalazine for a 46-year old woman who has Allergy
- Comparions of Sulfasalazine, Lamictal for a 56-year old woman who has Depression
- Comparions of Sulfadiazine, Azulfidine, Lialda, Colazal, Gleevec for a 62-year old woman who has Ulcerative Colitis
- Comparions of Dapsone, Sulfasalazine for a 66-year old woman who has Gluten Intolerance
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