Review: could Lovaza cause Rash?


Rash is found among people who take Lovaza, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Blood cholesterol increased . We study 10,586 people who have side effects while taking Lovaza from FDA and social media. Among them, 612 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.

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Lovaza has active ingredients of omega-3-acid ethyl esters. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lovaza 10,536 users)


Rash has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, pain, drug ineffective, itching (latest reports from 170,463 Rash patients).

On Aug, 17, 2016

10,586 people reported to have side effects when taking Lovaza.
Among them, 612 people (5.78%) have Rash

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lovaza cause Rash?

Time on Lovaza when people have Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 55.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.5 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Lovaza *:

  • female: 52.75 %
  • male: 47.25 %

Age of people who have Rash when taking Lovaza *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.22 %
  • 20-29: 1.35 %
  • 30-39: 3.59 %
  • 40-49: 12.56 %
  • 50-59: 24.66 %
  • 60+: 57.62 %

Severity if Rash when taking Lovaza **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Rash **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (100 people)
  • Blood Triglycerides Increased (78 people)
  • High Density Lipoprotein Decreased (49 people)
  • Hypertension (42 people)
  • Pain (41 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (182 people)
  • Niaspan (178 people)
  • Synthroid (81 people)
  • Lipitor (73 people)
  • Crestor (72 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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