Could Heparin cause Rash - from FDA reports
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 Zometa, and have Pain . We study 34,321 people who have side effects while taking Heparin from FDA. Among them, 934 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.
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Heparin has active ingredients of heparin sodium. (latest outcomes from Heparin 47,514 users)
Rash has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 263,282 Rash patients).
On Nov, 19, 2016
34,321 people reported to have side effects when taking Heparin.
Among them, 934 people (2.72%) have Rash
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Heparin when people have Rash *:
- < 1 month: 75.53 %
- 1 - 6 months: 18.09 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 2.13 %
- 2 - 5 years: 2.13 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 2.13 %
Gender of people who have Rash when taking Heparin *:
- female: 55.69 %
- male: 44.31 %
Age of people who have Rash when taking Heparin *:
- 0-1: 0.7 %
- 2-9: 2.23 %
- 10-19: 1.53 %
- 20-29: 1.95 %
- 30-39: 6.4 %
- 40-49: 13.21 %
- 50-59: 29.07 %
- 60+: 44.92 %
Severity of Rash **:
- least: 0.0 %
- moderate: 100 %
- severe: 0.0 %
- most severe: 0.0 %
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (147 people, 15.74%)
- Lasix (142 people, 15.20%)
- Coumadin (118 people, 12.63%)
- Vancomycin (113 people, 12.10%)
- Aredia (112 people, 11.99%)
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Potential co-existing conditions
- Pain (66 people, 7.07%)
- Multiple Myeloma (56 people, 6.00%)
- Preventive Health Care (53 people, 5.67%)
- High Blood Pressure (51 people, 5.46%)
Potential co-existing symptoms
- Pain (261 people, 27.94%)
- Fever (201 people, 21.52%)
- Breathing Difficulty (201 people, 21.52%)
- Oedema Peripheral (193 people, 20.66%)
- Nausea (189 people, 20.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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