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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 8,854 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

Fenofibrate has active ingredients of fenofibrate. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 9,150 Fenofibrate users)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 88,320 Itching patients)

On May, 4, 2015: 8,853 people reported to have side effects when taking Fenofibrate. Among them, 283 people (3.20%) have Itching.

Trend of Itching in Fenofibrate reports

Time on Fenofibrate when people have Itching * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Itching28.57%28.57%35.71%3.57%3.57%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Fenofibrate * :

FemaleMale
Itching44.29%55.71%

Age of people who have Itching when taking Fenofibrate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Itching0.00%0.00%0.00%0.48%4.33%12.02%23.56%59.62%

Severity of Itching when taking Fenofibrate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Itching0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Itching ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Itching0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (44 people, 15.55%)
  2. Blood triglycerides increased (23 people, 8.13%)
  3. Hypertension (19 people, 6.71%)
  4. High density lipoprotein decreased (15 people, 5.30%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (14 people, 4.95%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Niaspan (82 people, 28.98%)
  2. Aspirin (65 people, 22.97%)
  3. Lisinopril (34 people, 12.01%)
  4. Simcor (24 people, 8.48%)
  5. Crestor (19 people, 6.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (9 months ago):

  • Many years ago I took gemfibrizil and was sickened by it. Seven years ago I took Lipitor for 9 days and my kidneys shut down. Seven months ago I started Fenofibrate and now have suddenly been diagnosed with diabetes and gall stones. DID THE FENOFIBRATE CAUSE THE DIABETES AND GALL STONES?

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • 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?

    Reply

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