Related topic: Sulfasalazine, Skin rash
Review: could Sulfasalazine cause Skin rash?
Summary: Skin rash could be caused by Sulfasalazine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 11,384 people who have side effects while taking Sulfasalazine from FDA and social media. Among them, 510 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash and more.
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Sulfasalazine (latest outcomes from 11,703 users) has active ingredients of sulfasalazine. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Skin rash (redness) (latest reports from 965,482 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.
On Apr, 9, 2014: 11,392 people reported to have side effects when taking Sulfasalazine. Among them, 502 people (4.41%) have Skin Rash. They amount to 0.05% of all the 962,591 people who have Skin Rash on eHealthMe.
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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On eHealthMe, Sulfasalazine (sulfasalazine) is often used for rheumatoid arthritis. Find out below the conditions Sulfasalazine is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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