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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

Sulfasalazine (latest outcomes from 11,703 users) has active ingredients of sulfasalazine. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Skin rash

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.

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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  • I have been taking ibuprofen 800 mg every 4-6 hours for pain as prescribed by my dentist after extensive dental work for almost a week. I now have a painless rash on my face and getting petechiae on my arms and hands. Could this be from the ibuprofen and should i stop taking it and find another pain reliever. I am type 2 diabetic and have non aloholic fatty liver disease.

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