Drugs That Cause Autoimmune Diseases?

What are the 38 drugs that cause drug induced lupus?

The most common medicines known to cause drug-induced lupus erythematosus are:

  • Isoniazid.
  • Hydralazine.
  • Procainamide.
  • Tumor-necrosis factor (TNF) alpha inhibitors (such as etanercept, infliximab and adalimumab)
  • Minocycline.
  • Quinidine.

What toxins cause autoimmune disease?

Other possible associations include silica, mercury, cadmium, gold and L canavanine. Two recognised outbreaks include ‘toxic oil syndrome’ related to contaminated rape seed oil in Spain in 1981 and exposure to a contaminated environmental substance associated with an autoimmune attack on muscle tissue in 1989.

What is the best medicine for autoimmune disease?

Top 3 Autoimmune Drugs

  1. Xeljanz (tofacitinib) In May 2012 FDA approved Pfizer’s tofacitinib citrate for moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis patients who either couldn’t tolerate or didn’t have success with methotrexate.
  2. Olumiant (baricitinib) Ely Lily and Company’s Olumiant 2 mg was FDA approved on June 1, 2018.

Can antibiotics cause autoimmune disease?

Autoimmune diseases, such as lupus, may be caused by bacteria in the small intestines that travel to other parts of the body, a new study from Yale has revealed. The study also found that these diseases can be suppressed or even prevented with an antibiotic or vaccine specifically designed to destroy these bacteria.

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