Review: could Irbesartan cause Rash (Rashes)?
Summary: Rash is found among people who take Irbesartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.
We study 7,798 people who have side effects while taking Irbesartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 177 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.
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Irbesartan has active ingredients of irbesartan. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 7,961 Irbesartan users)
Rash (redness) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 151,029 Rash patients)
On Mar, 3, 2015: 7,798 people reported to have side effects when taking Irbesartan. Among them, 187 people (2.40%) have Rash.
Time on Irbesartan when people have Rash * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Rash when taking Irbesartan * :
Age of people who have Rash when taking Irbesartan * :
Severity of Rash when taking Irbesartan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Rash ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (43 people, 22.99%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (19 people, 10.16%)
- Diabetes mellitus (15 people, 8.02%)
- Pain (10 people, 5.35%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (9 people, 4.81%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (24 people, 12.83%)
- Simvastatin (19 people, 10.16%)
- Atenolol (17 people, 9.09%)
- Acetaminophen (16 people, 8.56%)
- Humira (16 people, 8.56%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (11 months ago):
After taking these meds, most for ten years, I began to have a rash. Started around my ankle and has spread all over my body, except my face and neck...three biopsies have noted that I do have an allergy but no other information. Started after I had my knee replaced. Has anyone had rashes from any of these meds?
From this study (1 year ago):
Type of skin rash is unknown but it has continued for many months with occasional but mild itching. Rash is isolated to areas of upper and lower back and first appeared about ten months ago. Rash is extremely persistent but does not appear to "spread". This continuing, long-term, stable condition suggests a reaction to a prescription drug. But the large number of drugs I take make it difficult to sort this out.
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