Review: Skin rash in Sulfasalazine
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 3, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Skin rash (Rashes) by studying 10,874 people who take Sulfasalazine. We analyze: the time on Sulfasalazine when people have Skin rash, gender and age of these people, the severity of Skin rash, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Sulfasalazine. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Sulfasalazine (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of sulfasalazine. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis. Commonly reported side effects of Sulfasalazine include fever, rashes, nausea, nausea aggravated, arthralgia aggravated.
Skin rash (redness) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, pain.
On Dec, 3, 2013: 10,868 people reported to have side effects when taking Sulfasalazine. Among them, 460 people (4.23%) 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||53.39%||35.59%||1.69%||4.24%||2.54%||1.69%||0.85% |
Gender of people who have Skin rash when taking Sulfasalazine * :
|Skin rash||67.33%||32.67% |
Age of people who have Skin rash when taking Sulfasalazine * :
|Skin rash||0.00%||0.00%||2.74%||8.48%||9.23%||17.21%||29.43%||32.92% |
Severity of Skin rash when taking Sulfasalazine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Skin rash||33.33%||33.33%||33.33%||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 (207 people, 45.00%)
- Product used for unknown indication (48 people, 10.43%)
- Colitis ulcerative (40 people, 8.70%)
- Psoriatic arthropathy (34 people, 7.39%)
- Ankylosing spondylitis (32 people, 6.96%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Humira (121 people, 26.30%)
- Methotrexate (86 people, 18.70%)
- Enbrel (73 people, 15.87%)
- Folic acid (70 people, 15.22%)
- Prednisone (59 people, 12.83%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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