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Review: could Krill oil cause Skin rash?

Summary: Skin rash could be caused by Krill oil, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Blood cholesterol increased.

We study 146 people who have side effects while taking Krill oil from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash and more.

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Krill oil

Krill oil (latest outcomes from 200 users) has active ingredients of krill oil. It is often used in vitamin supplementation.

Skin rash

Skin rash (redness) (latest reports from 965,171 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.

On Apr, 17, 2014: 146 people reported to have side effects when taking Krill oil. Among them, 13 people (8.90%) have Skin Rash. They amount to 0.00% of all the 967,119 people who have Skin Rash on eHealthMe.

Trend of Skin rash in Krill oil reports

Time on Krill oil when people have Skin rash * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Skin rash0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Skin rash when taking Krill oil * :

FemaleMale
Skin rash30.77%69.23%

Age of people who have Skin rash when taking Krill oil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Skin rash0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%36.36%0.00%63.64%

Severity of Skin rash when taking Krill oil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Skin rash0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Skin rash ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Skin rash0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (5 people, 38.46%)
  2. Prophylaxis (4 people, 30.77%)
  3. Cardiac failure congestive (3 people, 23.08%)
  4. Thyroid disorder (3 people, 23.08%)
  5. Atrial fibrillation (3 people, 23.08%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (4 people, 30.77%)
  2. Vitamin d (4 people, 30.77%)
  3. Simvastatin (4 people, 30.77%)
  4. Pradaxa (3 people, 23.08%)
  5. Coenzyme q10 (3 people, 23.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • I have been taking ibuprofen 800 mg every 4-6 hours for pain as prescribed by my dentist after extensive dental work for almost a week. I now have a painless rash on my face and getting petechiae on my arms and hands. Could this be from the ibuprofen and should i stop taking it and find another pain reliever. I am type 2 diabetic and have non aloholic fatty liver disease.

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  • From this study (4 days ago):

  • Itching burning on mainly my feet and lower legs raised boil looking hives and extream sensitivity in my feet

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