Over the past few weeks we have spent a great deal of time discussing allergies and sensitivities, especially to food. People with lupus should also be aware of the extent to which they can also be sensitive to the binders, fillers, and other inactive ingredients in their medications. Most of us Lupies know that our Plaquenil, Prednisone, and NSAIDS - from Aleve to Voltaran - as well as those containing acetaminophen will cause digestive distress. It might be helpful to know that even prescription medications intended to relieve people of their allergic symptoms often contain common allergens!
How are pills, capsules, and tablets made?
Tablet Binder And Other Non Active Ingredients