Review: could Ginkgo Biloba cause Skin Rash?


Summary

Skin rash is found among people who take Ginkgo Biloba, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Folic Acid, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 516 people who have side effects while taking Ginkgo biloba from FDA and social media. Among them, 21 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash and more.

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Ginkgo Biloba

Ginkgo biloba has active ingredients of ginkgo. It is often used in memory loss. (latest outcomes from Ginkgo biloba 633 users)

Skin Rash

Skin rash has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, renal failure acute, abdominal pain, diarrhea (latest reports from 142,136 Skin rash patients).

On Jul, 29, 2016

516 people reported to have side effects when taking Ginkgo Biloba.
Among them, 21 people (4.07%) have Skin Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ginkgo biloba cause Skin rash?

Time on Ginkgo Biloba when people have Skin Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Skin Rash when taking Ginkgo Biloba *:

  • female: 52.38 %
  • male: 47.62 %

Age of people who have Skin Rash when taking Ginkgo Biloba *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 47.37 %
  • 60+: 52.63 %

Severity if Skin Rash when taking Ginkgo Biloba **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (5 people)
  • Hypertension (3 people)
  • Anxiety (3 people)
  • Tinnitus (2 people)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lorazepam (6 people)
  • Folic Acid (6 people)
  • Oxycontin (4 people)
  • Lotensin (4 people)
  • Hytrin (4 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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