Fenofibrate and Itching - from FDA reports
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. This review analyzes which people have Itching with Fenofibrate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,107 people who have side effects when taking Fenofibrate from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 04, 2017
16,107 people reported to have side effects when taking Fenofibrate.
Among them, 436 people (2.71%) have Itching
Number of reports submitted per year:
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: 49.29 %
- male: 50.71 %
Age of people who have Itching when taking Fenofibrate *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.33 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 1.64 %
- 30-39: 3.93 %
- 40-49: 12.13 %
- 50-59: 20.66 %
- 60+: 61.31 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (143 people, 32.80%)
- High Blood Pressure (42 people, 9.63%)
- Diabetes (30 people, 6.88%)
- Pain (19 people, 4.36%)
- High Density Lipoprotein Decreased (17 people, 3.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Niaspan (90 people, 20.64%)
- Aspirin (64 people, 14.68%)
- Lisinopril (43 people, 9.86%)
- Fish Oil (39 people, 8.94%)
- Crestor (37 people, 8.49%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (151 people, 34.63%)
- Skin Blushing/flushing (83 people, 19.04%)
- Pain (36 people, 8.26%)
- Fatigue (36 people, 8.26%)
- Feeling Hot (34 people, 7.80%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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