Fenofibrate and Itching - from FDA reports


Summary

Itching is found among people who take Fenofibrate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Niaspan, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 14,704 people who have side effects while taking Fenofibrate from FDA. Among them, 405 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 Fenofibrate 15,379 users)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,366 Itching patients).

On Jan, 28, 2017

14,704 people reported to have side effects when taking Fenofibrate.
Among them, 405 people (2.75%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fenofibrate cause Itching?

Time on Fenofibrate when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 30.77 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.77 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 30.77 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.85 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.85 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Fenofibrate *:

  • female: 49.75 %
  • male: 50.25 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Fenofibrate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.35 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.71 %
  • 30-39: 3.9 %
  • 40-49: 13.12 %
  • 50-59: 21.28 %
  • 60+: 60.64 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (139 people, 34.32%)
  • High Blood Pressure (42 people, 10.37%)
  • Diabetes (27 people, 6.67%)
  • Pain (18 people, 4.44%)
  • High Density Lipoprotein Decreased (17 people, 4.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Niaspan (90 people, 22.22%)
  • Aspirin (64 people, 15.80%)
  • Lisinopril (43 people, 10.62%)
  • Fish Oil (38 people, 9.38%)
  • Crestor (34 people, 8.40%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (139 people, 34.32%)
  • Skin Blushing/flushing (83 people, 20.49%)
  • Feeling Hot (34 people, 8.40%)
  • Pain (33 people, 8.15%)
  • Fatigue (33 people, 8.15%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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