L-lysine and Rosacea - from FDA reports


Rosacea is reported only by a few people who take L-Lysine. We study 582 people who have side effects while taking L-lysine from FDA. Among them, 3 have Rosacea. Find out below who they are, when they have Rosacea and more.

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On Apr, 11, 2017

582 people reported to have side effects when taking L-lysine.
Among them, 3 people (0.52%) 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 *:

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

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Mirena (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Synthroid (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Benadryl (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Ambien (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Aloe Vera (1 person, 33.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Skin Discomfort (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Rash Papular (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Photosensitivity Reaction (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Dermatitis Contact (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Benign Neoplasm Of Skin (2 people, 66.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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L-lysine has active ingredients of lysine. It is often used in herpes labialis (oral herpes simplex). (latest outcomes from L-lysine 724 users)


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