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Drugs That Can Cause Lupus
Different types: The classic drugs are medications that are used for treatment of things like heart probelms (procanamide), blood pressure (hydralazine), seizures (dilantin), etc, but not everyone who uses these drugs get drug induced lupus. Recently some of the biologic drugs that are used to treat rheumatoid arthritis can cause a lupus liek syndrome. Usually stop the drug and the drug induced lupus resolves. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There are about 30 o: Common drugs include medications that are used less frequenty now: Hydralazine - a blood pressure medication; Isoniazid - an antituberculosis medication; Procainamide - an anti arrhythmia drug minocycline - an antibiotic pyrazinamide - an anti tuberculosis drug these are a few. A recent entry into the field are the biologics that are used to treat rheuamtoid arthritis. ...Read more
Search the web: Google the term and you will find the complete list. ...Read more
Three worth knowing: Isoniazid, Procainamide and Hydralazine are the three to remember. The latter two are largely superseded by newer medications. There's a bunch of others reported; http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000446.Htm gives a pretty good list, i had a case with phenytoin, and there's nothing magic about "38". New ones will appear over time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Most common drugs involved in drug induced lupus are isoniazid, used to treat Rbc ;hydrazine, used to treat hypertension; and procainamide used In cardiology. Less common are sulfasalazine, quinidine, penicillamine, minocycline, methldopa, and chlorpromazine. Some of the current biologics have also been implicated. ...Read more
Not likely: If the disease/lupus has not caused problem, it should not cause long-term trouble because removing the offending drug will often be the cure of this type of lupus. If it is has been an on-going for years before diagnosis, it is quite possible permanent damage to organs such as kindey/heart/lungs/brain. If not, likely u are ok after stopping the culprit. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there any documented cases of drug induced Lupus caused by Aspirin and if so how long after discontinued do symptoms subside?
Could Humira (adalimumab) cause drug-induced lupus on the head ? some small lesions on the head. (Rheumatoid arthritis)
Humira (adalimumab) and lupus: Anti-TNFs drugs have been associated with Lupus. But it may also be other conditions like fungus ,eczema. impetigo. Could try over the counter selsun blue see if helps .Discuss with rheumatologist , http://rheumatology.oxfordjournals.org/content/48/7/716.full.pdf ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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