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Review: could Sulfasalazine cause Skin rash (Rashes)?
We study 11,411 people who have side effects while taking Sulfasalazine from FDA and social media. Among them, 520 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash and more.
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Sulfasalazine (latest outcomes from 11,734 users) has active ingredients of sulfasalazine. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Skin rash (redness) (latest reports from 970,465 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.
On Oct, 26, 2014: 11,411 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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Comments from related studies:
From this study (6 days ago):
Also, have rash on the buttocks
From this study (1 week ago):
Seem to have started while taking these drugs, or is it from the RA?
From this study (2 weeks ago):
I have been on this medication for6 months with 80mg of cortisteroids 2injections in that time which helped get me over a bad patch but they only last 6to 8 weeks, I'm at the 6week point again but you can only have3per year, so struggling david
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