Lovastatin and Rash - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Rash with Lovastatin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 17,510 people who have side effects when taking Lovastatin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 07, 2017

17,510 people reported to have side effects when taking Lovastatin.
Among them, 727 people (4.15%) have Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lovastatin cause Rash?

Time on Lovastatin when people have Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Lovastatin *:

  • female: 59.25 %
  • male: 40.75 %

Age of people who have Rash when taking Lovastatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.52 %
  • 20-29: 0.34 %
  • 30-39: 1.72 %
  • 40-49: 8.09 %
  • 50-59: 21.17 %
  • 60+: 68.16 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (156 people, 21.46%)
  • High Blood Pressure (91 people, 12.52%)
  • Depression (42 people, 5.78%)
  • Pain (40 people, 5.50%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (36 people, 4.95%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (152 people, 20.91%)
  • Lisinopril (117 people, 16.09%)
  • Atenolol (76 people, 10.45%)
  • Omeprazole (72 people, 9.90%)
  • Prilosec (70 people, 9.63%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Itching (150 people, 20.63%)
  • Fatigue (131 people, 18.02%)
  • Pain (115 people, 15.82%)
  • Nausea (104 people, 14.31%)
  • Joint Pain (97 people, 13.34%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Lovastatin

Lovastatin has active ingredients of lovastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lovastatin 18,467 users)

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