Sulfasalazine and Weight loss - from FDA reports

Weight loss is found among people who take Sulfasalazine, especially for people who are female, 2-9 old also take medication Humira, and have Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Weight loss with Sulfasalazine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 20,746 people who have side effects when taking Sulfasalazine from FDA, and is updated regularly.

On Jul, 15, 2018

20,746 people reported to have side effects when taking Sulfasalazine.
Among them, 65 people (0.31%) have Weight loss

Number of reports submitted per year:

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Gender of people who have Weight loss when taking Sulfasalazine *:

  • female: 69.84 %
  • male: 30.16 %

Age of people who have Weight loss when taking Sulfasalazine *:

  • 0-1: 11.54 %
  • 2-9: 28.85 %
  • 10-19: 15.38 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 3.85 %
  • 40-49: 9.62 %
  • 50-59: 26.92 %
  • 60+: 3.85 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (joint inflammation in children due to systemic disease): 23 people, 35.38%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 11 people, 16.92%
  3. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 11 people, 16.92%
  4. Vitamin Supplementation: 6 people, 9.23%
  5. Mineral Supplementation: 5 people, 7.69%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Humira: 25 people, 38.46%
  2. Triamcinolone: 24 people, 36.92%
  3. Enbrel: 23 people, 35.38%
  4. Actemra: 19 people, 29.23%
  5. Orencia: 16 people, 24.62%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Diarrhea: 45 people, 69.23%
  2. Nausea And Vomiting: 36 people, 55.38%
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 36 people, 55.38%
  4. Septic Shock (shock due to blood infection): 32 people, 49.23%
  5. Adrenal Insufficiency (condition in which the adrenal glands do not produce adequate amounts of steroids): 32 people, 49.23%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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