Could Lovaza cause Rash - from FDA reports


Summary

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 High blood cholesterol . We study 13,455 people who have side effects while taking Lovaza from FDA. Among them, 700 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.

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Lovaza

Lovaza has active ingredients of omega-3-acid ethyl esters. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lovaza 13,833 users)

Rash

Rash has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 263,271 Rash patients).

On Nov, 19, 2016

13,455 people reported to have side effects when taking Lovaza.
Among them, 700 people (5.2%) have Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lovaza cause Rash?

Time on Lovaza when people have Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 53.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24.44 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.44 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.44 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Lovaza *:

  • female: 54.08 %
  • male: 45.92 %

Age of people who have Rash when taking Lovaza *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.4 %
  • 20-29: 1.19 %
  • 30-39: 3.37 %
  • 40-49: 13.47 %
  • 50-59: 24.55 %
  • 60+: 57.03 %

Severity of Rash **:

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

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (190 people, 27.14%)
  • Niaspan (181 people, 25.86%)
  • Synthroid (97 people, 13.86%)
  • Crestor (90 people, 12.86%)
  • Lipitor (77 people, 11.00%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (57 people, 8.14%)
  • Pain (49 people, 7.00%)
  • High Density Lipoprotein Decreased (49 people, 7.00%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Itching (193 people, 27.57%)
  • Skin Blushing/flushing (151 people, 21.57%)
  • Feeling Hot (88 people, 12.57%)
  • Fatigue (74 people, 10.57%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (66 people, 9.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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