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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 High blood cholesterol.

We study 11,626 people who have side effects while taking Lovastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 487 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 12,122 Lovastatin users)

Rash

Rash (redness) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression. (latest reports from 151,048 Rash patients)

On Mar, 4, 2015: 11,625 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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