Could Irbesartan cause Rash - from FDA reports
Rash is found among people who take Irbesartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure . We study 10,983 people who have side effects while taking Irbesartan from FDA. Among them, 323 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 Irbesartan 11,314 users)
Rash has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 263,345 Rash patients).
On Dec, 22, 2016
10,983 people reported to have side effects when taking Irbesartan.
Among them, 323 people (2.94%) have Rash
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Irbesartan when people have Rash *:
- < 1 month: 21.62 %
- 1 - 6 months: 32.43 %
- 6 - 12 months: 16.22 %
- 1 - 2 years: 10.81 %
- 2 - 5 years: 8.11 %
- 5 - 10 years: 10.81 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Rash when taking Irbesartan *:
- female: 54.19 %
- male: 45.81 %
Age of people who have Rash when taking Irbesartan *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.79 %
- 30-39: 2.38 %
- 40-49: 5.56 %
- 50-59: 21.83 %
- 60+: 69.44 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (96 people, 29.72%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (28 people, 8.67%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (24 people, 7.43%)
- Diabetes (20 people, 6.19%)
- Depression (12 people, 3.72%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (37 people, 11.46%)
- Amlodipine (30 people, 9.29%)
- Atenolol (24 people, 7.43%)
- Humira (22 people, 6.81%)
- Clopidogrel (21 people, 6.50%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Itching (55 people, 17.03%)
- Diarrhea (47 people, 14.55%)
- Breathing Difficulty (30 people, 9.29%)
- Oedema Peripheral (29 people, 8.98%)
- Nausea (28 people, 8.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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