Could Irbesartan cause Rash - from FDA reports


Summary

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 8,404 people who have side effects while taking Irbesartan from FDA. Among them, 219 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.

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Irbesartan

Irbesartan has active ingredients of irbesartan. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Irbesartan 11,312 users)

Rash

Rash has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 263,271 Rash patients).

On Nov, 21, 2016

8,404 people reported to have side effects when taking Irbesartan.
Among them, 219 people (2.61%) have Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Irbesartan cause Rash?

Time on Irbesartan when people have Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 13.04 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 39.13 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 21.74 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.7 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.7 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.7 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Irbesartan *:

  • female: 50.72 %
  • male: 49.28 %

Age of people who have Rash when taking Irbesartan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.16 %
  • 30-39: 2.91 %
  • 40-49: 7.56 %
  • 50-59: 21.51 %
  • 60+: 66.86 %

Severity of Rash **:

  • least: 100 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (38 people, 17.35%)
  • Atenolol (24 people, 10.96%)
  • Simvastatin (21 people, 9.59%)
  • Amlodipine (21 people, 9.59%)
  • Humira (19 people, 8.68%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (22 people, 10.05%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (16 people, 7.31%)
  • Diabetes (16 people, 7.31%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Diarrhea (34 people, 15.53%)
  • Itching (31 people, 14.16%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (26 people, 11.87%)
  • Nausea (20 people, 9.13%)
  • Abdominal Pain (16 people, 7.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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