Heparin and Rash - from FDA reports


Summary

Rash is found among people who take Heparin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Preventive health care. This review analyzes which people have Rash with Heparin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 49,123 people who have side effects when taking Heparin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 04, 2017

49,123 people reported to have side effects when taking Heparin.
Among them, 1,474 people (3.0%) have Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Heparin cause Rash?

Time on Heparin when people have Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 80.24 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.59 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.61 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.82 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.52 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.3 %
  • 10+ years: 0.91 %

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Heparin *:

  • female: 53.58 %
  • male: 46.42 %

Age of people who have Rash when taking Heparin *:

  • 0-1: 0.51 %
  • 2-9: 1.52 %
  • 10-19: 1.61 %
  • 20-29: 2.03 %
  • 30-39: 7.35 %
  • 40-49: 14.2 %
  • 50-59: 26.63 %
  • 60+: 46.15 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Preventive Health Care (117 people, 7.94%)
  • Pain (93 people, 6.31%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (86 people, 5.83%)
  • High Blood Pressure (63 people, 4.27%)
  • Pulmonary Embolism (58 people, 3.93%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (200 people, 13.57%)
  • Aspirin (181 people, 12.28%)
  • Zometa (168 people, 11.40%)
  • Acetaminophen (156 people, 10.58%)
  • Coumadin (154 people, 10.45%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (355 people, 24.08%)
  • Hypotension (344 people, 23.34%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (334 people, 22.66%)
  • Fever (307 people, 20.83%)
  • Pain (304 people, 20.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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