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Review: could Sulfasalazine cause Skin rash (Rashes)?

Summary: Skin rash is found among people who take Sulfasalazine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 11,413 people who have side effects while taking Sulfasalazine from FDA and social media. Among them, 502 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 11,738 users) has active ingredients of sulfasalazine. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Trend of sulfasalazine reports

Skin rash

Skin rash (redness) (latest reports from 145,684 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.

Trend of Skin rash reports

On Nov, 27, 2014: 11,413 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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  • What side effects do you experience from sulpfasalazine?
    (Asked by a 58 year old woman who has Rheumatoid Arthritis, and takes Sulfasalazine)
    I began taking sulfasalazine 5 days ago for Rheumatoid arthritis. Since then I've had stomach cramps and bloating. Has anyone else experienced these side effects? If so, did the symptoms go away after using taking the meds for a while? And did the meds help the RA symptoms?

  • How long does redness last after picato?
    (Asked by a 63 year old woman who has Skin Redness Or Inflammation, and takes Picato)
    After 3 and a half weeks, I still have a huge red splotch on my face where I applied picato gel according to directions from my dermatologist. I'm very worried that it will be permanent. I had a huge water filled blister the morning after my first application of the gel. I used it two more times as ...

  • I used coartem and developed redish all over my body. can coartem cause rashes
    (Asked by a 34 year old woman who has Rashes, and takes Coartem)
    i developed rashes which is itching me after using coartem for three days. also having sensation in my mouth and blister at the angle of my lips. could it be a side effect from coartem? pat

  • Does ginger treats skin rashes?
    (Asked by a 18 year old girl who has Skin Rash)
    i have skin rashes and i treated it with ginger is it right to treat to treat skin rashes with ginger?

  • Can high dose of neurontin cause skin rash on face?
    (Asked by a 50 year old woman who has Skin Rash, and takes Neurontin)
    Have been Taking 3000 mg Neurontin per day for migraine treatment for aprox 3 months and have recently developed unexplained rash on face.

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