Review: could Aspirin cause Rash?


Summary

Rash is found among people who take Aspirin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Niaspan, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 185,023 people who have side effects while taking Aspirin from FDA and social media. Among them, 7,833 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.

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Aspirin

Aspirin has active ingredients of aspirin. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from Aspirin 282,886 users)

Rash

Rash has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 263,259 Rash patients).

On Nov, 17, 2016

185,023 people reported to have side effects when taking Aspirin.
Among them, 7,833 people (4.23%) have Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aspirin cause Rash?

Time on Aspirin when people have Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 45.02 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.93 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.43 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.17 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.59 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.92 %
  • 10+ years: 2.58 %

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Aspirin *:

  • female: 50.46 %
  • male: 49.54 %

Age of people who have Rash when taking Aspirin *:

  • 0-1: 0.13 %
  • 2-9: 0.41 %
  • 10-19: 0.41 %
  • 20-29: 1.17 %
  • 30-39: 3.0 %
  • 40-49: 9.33 %
  • 50-59: 20.09 %
  • 60+: 65.44 %

Severity of Rash **:

  • least: 14.58 %
  • moderate: 64.58 %
  • severe: 16.67 %
  • most severe: 4.17 %

How people recovered from Rash **:

  • while on drug: 2.86 %
  • after off the drug: 2.86 %
  • not yet: 94.29 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Niaspan (1,148 people, 14.66%)
  • Lisinopril (967 people, 12.35%)
  • Lipitor (929 people, 11.86%)
  • Plavix (791 people, 10.10%)
  • Simvastatin (766 people, 9.78%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Aspirin, learn more)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Itching (1,761 people, 22.48%)
  • Pain (1,089 people, 13.90%)
  • Skin Blushing/flushing (1,059 people, 13.52%)
  • Fatigue (966 people, 12.33%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (936 people, 11.95%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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