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Review: could Sulfasalazine cause Swelling face?

Summary: Swelling face is found among people who take Sulfasalazine, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 11,417 people who have side effects while taking Sulfasalazine from FDA and social media. Among them, 65 have Swelling face. Find out below who they are, when they have Swelling face and more.

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Sulfasalazine

Sulfasalazine has active ingredients of sulfasalazine. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 11,745 Sulfasalazine users)

Swelling face

Swelling face has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, pain, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 19,577 Swelling face patients)

On Jan, 2, 2015: 11,417 people reported to have side effects when taking Sulfasalazine. Among them, 65 people (0.57%) have Swelling Face.

Trend of Swelling face in Sulfasalazine reports

Time on Sulfasalazine when people have Swelling face * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Swelling face66.67%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Swelling face when taking Sulfasalazine * :

FemaleMale
Swelling face68.66%31.34%

Age of people who have Swelling face when taking Sulfasalazine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Swelling face0.00%0.00%6.45%4.84%4.84%30.65%33.87%19.35%

Severity of Swelling face when taking Sulfasalazine ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Swelling face ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (24 people, 36.92%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (10 people, 15.38%)
  3. Crohn's disease (9 people, 13.85%)
  4. Colitis ulcerative (7 people, 10.77%)
  5. Ankylosing spondylitis (7 people, 10.77%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Humira (22 people, 33.85%)
  2. Aspirin (16 people, 24.62%)
  3. Omeprazole (15 people, 23.08%)
  4. Calcium (14 people, 21.54%)
  5. Plaquenil (14 people, 21.54%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Brandy on Jun, 30, 2012:

    I am 29 year old female..I took one capsule at midnight two days ago. I have been experiencing extreme stomach cramps and diarrhea. I can not keep any food in my system. I have been miserable for two days now. I will never take these pills again. I've tried to counter act the side affect with pepto but as of right now that's not working. I am trying to stay hydrated because it's pure liquid coming out. This is the worst feeling every...

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    Karen on Aug, 15, 2011:

    I do not take any medications my BP is usually within normal range of 115 over 78. After taking aloe vera tablets. One today and one yesterday...I am experiencing increased BP and heart rate. It did however, take my heartburn away. I will not take anymore aloe vera orally. Will only use it on my skin from here on out. Not liking the feeling that it gives me.

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