Review: could Fenofibrate cause Itching?
Summary: Itching is found among people who take Fenofibrate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Niaspan, and have High blood cholesterol.
We study 8,849 people who have side effects while taking Fenofibrate from FDA and social media. Among them, 283 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.
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Fenofibrate has active ingredients of fenofibrate. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 9,145 Fenofibrate users)
Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 88,273 Itching patients)
On Mar, 2, 2015: 8,849 people reported to have side effects when taking Fenofibrate. Among them, 283 people (3.20%) have Itching.
Time on Fenofibrate when people have Itching * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Itching when taking Fenofibrate * :
Age of people who have Itching when taking Fenofibrate * :
Severity of Itching when taking Fenofibrate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Itching ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (44 people, 15.55%)
- Blood triglycerides increased (23 people, 8.13%)
- Hypertension (19 people, 6.71%)
- High density lipoprotein decreased (15 people, 5.30%)
- Diabetes mellitus (14 people, 4.95%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Niaspan (82 people, 28.98%)
- Aspirin (65 people, 22.97%)
- Lisinopril (34 people, 12.01%)
- Simcor (24 people, 8.48%)
- Crestor (19 people, 6.71%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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