Review: could L-lysine cause Rosacea?


Summary

Rosacea is reported only by a few people who take L-Lysine. We study 393 people who have side effects while taking L-lysine from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Rosacea. Find out below who they are, when they have Rosacea and more.

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L-lysine

L-lysine has active ingredients of lysine. It is often used in herpes labialis (oral herpes simplex). (latest outcomes from L-lysine 531 users)

Rosacea

Rosacea (a skin condition that causes facial redness) has been reported by people with rashes, drug ineffective, feeling hot, itching, paraesthesia (latest reports from 5,533 Rosacea patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

393 people reported to have side effects when taking L-lysine.
Among them, 3 people (0.76%) have Rosacea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could L-lysine cause Rosacea?

Gender of people who have Rosacea when taking L-lysine *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Rosacea when taking L-lysine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 66.67 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (1 person, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Mirena (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Zinc (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Metamucil-2 (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Magnesium (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Corticosteroids (1 person, 33.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Skin Irritation (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Haemangioma Of Skin (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Erythema (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Dermatitis (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Benign Neoplasm Of Skin (2 people, 66.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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