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 Hypertension . We study 184,985 people who have side effects while taking Aspirin from FDA and social media. Among them, 7,820 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 preventive health care. (latest outcomes from Aspirin 193,888 users)

Rash

Rash has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, pain, drug ineffective, itching (latest reports from 186,667 Rash patients).

On Aug, 30, 2016

184,985 people reported to have side effects when taking Aspirin.
Among them, 7,820 people (4.23%) have Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aspirin cause Rash?

Time on Aspirin when people have Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 43.59 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.88 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.4 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.49 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.89 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.82 %
  • 10+ years: 2.56 %

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Aspirin *:

  • female: 50.5 %
  • male: 49.5 %

Age of people who have Rash when taking Aspirin *:

  • 0-1: 0.13 %
  • 2-9: 0.41 %
  • 10-19: 0.41 %
  • 20-29: 1.18 %
  • 30-39: 3.01 %
  • 40-49: 9.33 %
  • 50-59: 20.08 %
  • 60+: 65.44 %

Severity if Rash when taking Aspirin **:

  • 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 conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (851 people, 10.88%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (596 people, 7.62%)
  • Pain (389 people, 4.97%)
  • High Density Lipoprotein Decreased (339 people, 4.34%)
  • Prophylaxis (328 people, 4.19%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Niaspan (1,146 people, 14.65%)
  • Lisinopril (967 people, 12.37%)
  • Lipitor (927 people, 11.85%)
  • Plavix (792 people, 10.13%)
  • Simvastatin (768 people, 9.82%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pruritus (1,757 people, 22.47%)
  • Pain (1,085 people, 13.87%)
  • Flushing (1,057 people, 13.52%)
  • Dyspnoea (930 people, 11.89%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (917 people, 11.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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