Lovastatin and Rash - from FDA reports
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.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
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:
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.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Do you have Rash when taking Lovastatin?
Lovastatin has active ingredients of lovastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lovastatin 18,467 users)
Rash has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 263,458 Rash patients).
Browse all side effects of Lovastatina b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Drugs that are associated with RashRash
Could your condition cause RashRash
Can you answer these questions?
I started taking 600 mg twice. After a week started mild rash like heat pricks. Saw the Dr after a month. Used hydrocortizone. No change. Now it I s getting worsen. Specially in legs and back. I just thought only medication Inew was Lopid. I am going to stop today. Please let me know this ...
You may be interested in these reviews
I stared nexplanon on 3/16/17 and yesterday 3/17/17 I woke up with a rash on my checks I just wonder if this is a side effect of this birth control? I went to the emergency room they told me is dermatitis...
I am a male in my 70's and have been using the Neupro patch daily for 10 years (many years RX from Europe) for RLS. About 2 months ago a red rash started to appear that itches and takes a long time to heal. What can I do other than using lotion? Thanks!
Hello everyone. I'm desperate to find a doctor who really understands lamictal rash in CO preferably. I was diagnosed by my neurologist this week but have been suffering and home bound since Halloween. 4 dermatologist and a hospital that diagnosed me with all kinds of crazy stuff that wasn't ...