Review: could Lovaza cause Rash?


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 Blood cholesterol increased . We study 13,241 people who have side effects while taking Lovaza from FDA and social media. Among them, 697 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 13,619 users)

Rash

Rash has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, drug ineffective, itching (latest reports from 254,289 Rash patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

13,241 people reported to have side effects when taking Lovaza.
Among them, 697 people (5.26%) have Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lovaza cause Rash?

Time on Lovaza when people have Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 54.55 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.82 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.55 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.82 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.27 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Lovaza *:

  • female: 53.88 %
  • male: 46.12 %

Age of people who have Rash when taking Lovaza *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.4 %
  • 20-29: 1.2 %
  • 30-39: 3.39 %
  • 40-49: 13.55 %
  • 50-59: 24.5 %
  • 60+: 56.97 %

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 (110 people, 15.78%)
  • Blood Triglycerides Increased (82 people, 11.76%)
  • Hypertension (56 people, 8.03%)
  • Pain (49 people, 7.03%)
  • High Density Lipoprotein Decreased (49 people, 7.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (190 people, 27.26%)
  • Niaspan (181 people, 25.97%)
  • Synthroid (97 people, 13.92%)
  • Crestor (90 people, 12.91%)
  • Lipitor (76 people, 10.90%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pruritus (193 people, 27.69%)
  • Flushing (151 people, 21.66%)
  • Feeling Hot (88 people, 12.63%)
  • Fatigue (69 people, 9.90%)
  • Dyspnoea (66 people, 9.47%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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