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Review: could Irbesartan cause Rash (Rashes)?

We study 7,792 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

Irbesartan (latest outcomes from 7,953 users) has active ingredients of irbesartan. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Rash

Rash (redness) (latest reports from 971,462 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.

On Sep, 20, 2014: 7,792 people reported to have side effects when taking Irbesartan. Among them, 187 people (2.40%) have Rash.

Trend of Rash in Irbesartan reports

Time on Irbesartan when people have Rash * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rash23.08%15.38%30.77%15.38%15.38%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Irbesartan * :

FemaleMale
Rash52.13%47.87%

Age of people who have Rash when taking Irbesartan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rash0.00%0.00%0.00%0.64%2.56%10.26%24.36%62.18%

Severity of Rash when taking Irbesartan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Rash100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Rash ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Rash0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (43 people, 22.99%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (19 people, 10.16%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (15 people, 8.02%)
  4. Pain (10 people, 5.35%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (9 people, 4.81%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (24 people, 12.83%)
  2. Simvastatin (19 people, 10.16%)
  3. Atenolol (17 people, 9.09%)
  4. Acetaminophen (16 people, 8.56%)
  5. Humira (16 people, 8.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 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?

    Reply

  • From this study (9 months 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.

    Reply

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