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Review: could Lovastatin cause Rash (Rashes)?





Summary: Rash is found among people who take Lovastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Blood cholesterol increased.

We study 11,619 people who have side effects while taking Lovastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 485 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.

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Lovastatin

Lovastatin has active ingredients of lovastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lovastatin 12,115 users)

Rash

Rash (redness) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.(latest reports from Rash 150,227 patients)

On Dec, 1, 2014: 11,614 people reported to have side effects when taking Lovastatin. Among them, 493 people (4.24%) have Rash.

Trend of Rash in Lovastatin reports

Time on Lovastatin when people have Rash * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rash0.00%25.00%0.00%12.50%62.50%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Lovastatin * :

FemaleMale
Rash54.73%45.27%

Age of people who have Rash when taking Lovastatin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rash0.00%0.00%0.23%0.23%1.59%8.86%20.68%68.41%

Severity of Rash when taking Lovastatin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Rash0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Rash ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (70 people, 14.20%)
  2. Hypertension (55 people, 11.16%)
  3. Pain (26 people, 5.27%)
  4. Blood cholesterol (24 people, 4.87%)
  5. Depression (22 people, 4.46%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (176 people, 35.70%)
  2. Lisinopril (120 people, 24.34%)
  3. Atenolol (75 people, 15.21%)
  4. Hydrochlorothiazide (64 people, 12.98%)
  5. Lasix (61 people, 12.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Am taking symbicort for copd, woke up with sinus discomfort, can i use fluticasone nasal spray (1 answer)
    (Asked by a 64 year old woman who has COPD, and takes Claritin Reditabs, CoQ10, Lovastatin, Tudorza Pressair, Lisinopril, Symbicort)
    Developing sinus infection. Can I use fluticasone nasal spray
  • How long does redness last after picato?
    (Asked by a 63 year old woman who has Skin Redness Or Inflammation, and takes Picato)
    After 3 and a half weeks, I still have a huge red splotch on my face where I applied picato gel according to directions from my dermatologist. I'm very worried that it will be permanent. I had a huge water filled blister the morning after my first application of the gel. I used it two more times as ...
  • I used coartem and developed redish all over my body. can coartem cause rashes
    (Asked by a 34 year old woman who has Rashes, and takes Coartem)
    i developed rashes which is itching me after using coartem for three days. also having sensation in my mouth and blister at the angle of my lips. could it be a side effect from coartem? pat
  • Does ginger treats skin rashes?
    (Asked by a 18 year old girl who has Skin Rash)
    i have skin rashes and i treated it with ginger is it right to treat to treat skin rashes with ginger?
  • Is it safe to take garcinia cambogia and lovastatin,any interactions?
    (Asked by a 52 year old woman who has High Blood Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure, Trying To Lose Weight/take Lovastatin For Cholesterol[40mg], and takes Lovastatin, Triamterene And Hydrochlorothiazide)
    trying to be safe,does garcinia cambogia interact with lovastatin and/or triamterene ?

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