Review: could Fenofibrate cause Itching?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 27, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 8,818 people who take Fenofibrate. Among them, 239 have Itching. See who they are, when they have Itching and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Fenofibrate (latest outcomes from 9,076 users) has active ingredients of fenofibrate. It is often used in high blood cholesterol, hypertriglyceridaemia. Commonly reported side effects of Fenofibrate include renal failure acute, weakness, nausea aggravated, nausea, fever.
Itching (latest reports from 517,572 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Feb, 17, 2014: 8,207 people reported to have side effects when taking Fenofibrate. Among them, 239 people (2.91%) have Itching.
Time on Fenofibrate when people have Itching * :
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Gender of people who have Itching when taking Fenofibrate * :
Age of people who have Itching when taking Fenofibrate * :
Severity of Itching when taking Fenofibrate ** :
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How people recovered from Itching ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (42 people, 17.57%)
- Blood triglycerides increased (21 people, 8.79%)
- Hypertension (19 people, 7.95%)
- High density lipoprotein decreased (14 people, 5.86%)
- Diabetes mellitus (14 people, 5.86%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Niaspan (70 people, 29.29%)
- Aspirin (57 people, 23.85%)
- Lisinopril (29 people, 12.13%)
- Simcor (24 people, 10.04%)
- Crestor (17 people, 7.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I take lisinopril and the fenofibrate right before I go to bed. I have been on fenofibrate for 6 months. When I go to bed I start itching really bad and I have insomnia. could my meds be causing this?
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