Many lupus patients are found to be allergic to sulfa and sulfa-based medications. There are a couple of medications that can instigate lupus, but they are heavier medications - more in the chemotherapy categories.
Body aches, fatigue, and mild rashes can be found in many illnesses. As I understand it, they can all be symptoms of UC.
There is no ONE definitive test for lupus; rather it is diagnosed from a collection of symptoms by a rheumatologist. Here
are the diagnostic symptoms for lupus.
Lynnwood, Lupus & Sjogren's Moderator
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