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Review: could Sulfasalazine cause Skin rash (Rashes)?

We study 11,405 people who have side effects while taking Sulfasalazine from FDA and social media. Among them, 503 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash and more.

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Sulfasalazine

Sulfasalazine (latest outcomes from 11,730 users) has active ingredients of sulfasalazine. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Skin rash

Skin rash (redness) (latest reports from 971,462 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.

On Sep, 17, 2014: 11,400 people reported to have side effects when taking Sulfasalazine. Among them, 502 people (4.40%) have Skin Rash.

Trend of Skin rash in Sulfasalazine reports

Time on Sulfasalazine when people have Skin rash * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Skin rash52.94%31.62%1.47%3.68%8.09%1.47%0.74%

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

FemaleMale
Skin rash68.95%31.05%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Skin rash0.00%0.88%2.65%8.39%11.92%15.45%27.59%33.11%

Severity of Skin rash when taking Sulfasalazine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Skin rash25.00%50.00%25.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Skin rash ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Skin rash0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (216 people, 43.03%)
  2. Colitis ulcerative (41 people, 8.17%)
  3. Psoriatic arthropathy (35 people, 6.97%)
  4. Ankylosing spondylitis (32 people, 6.37%)
  5. Crohn's disease (30 people, 5.98%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Humira (122 people, 24.30%)
  2. Methotrexate (91 people, 18.13%)
  3. Enbrel (79 people, 15.74%)
  4. Folic acid (76 people, 15.14%)
  5. Prednisone (61 people, 12.15%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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