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Review: could Polymyalgia rheumatica cause Rash?

We study 903 people who have Polymyalgia rheumatica from FDA and social media. Among them, 39 have Rash (Rashes). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Polymyalgia rheumatica

Polymyalgia rheumatica (latest reports from 9,397 patients) can be treated by Prednisone, Prednisolone.


Rash (redness) (latest reports from 967,269 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.

On Aug, 12, 2014: 901 people who have polymyalgia rheumatica are studied. Among them, 39 (4.33%) have Rash. They amount to 0.00% of all the 968,119 people who have Rash on eHealthMe.

Trend of Rash in polymyalgia rheumatica reports

Gender of people who have polymyalgia rheumatica and experienced Rash * :


Age of people who have polymyalgia rheumatica and experienced Rash * :


Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Anaemia (12 people, 30.77%)
  2. Bronchospasm (12 people, 30.77%)
  3. Peritonitis (12 people, 30.77%)
  4. Depression (12 people, 30.77%)
  5. Upper respiratory tract infection (12 people, 30.77%)
  6. Osteoporosis (8 people, 20.51%)
  7. Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging brain (7 people, 17.95%)
  8. Seasonal allergy (4 people, 10.26%)
  9. Blood pressure (4 people, 10.26%)
  10. Postmenopause (3 people, 7.69%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Prednisone (17 people, 43.59%)
  2. Aspirin (14 people, 35.90%)
  3. Sinemet (13 people, 33.33%)
  4. Singulair (13 people, 33.33%)
  5. Cozaar (13 people, 33.33%)
  6. Flomax (12 people, 30.77%)
  7. Dapsone (12 people, 30.77%)
  8. Cytomel (12 people, 30.77%)
  9. Levoxyl (12 people, 30.77%)
  10. Renagel (12 people, 30.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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