Review: could Milk Thistle cause Rash?


Summary

Rash is found among people who take Milk Thistle, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ribavirin, and have Hepatitis c . We study 455 people who have side effects while taking Milk thistle from FDA and social media. Among them, 26 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.

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Milk Thistle

Milk thistle has active ingredients of milk thistle. It is often used in fatty liver. (latest outcomes from Milk thistle 583 users)

Rash

Rash has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, erythema multiforme, fever, pain, drug ineffective (latest reports from 142,134 Rash patients).

On Jul, 22, 2016

455 people reported to have side effects when taking Milk Thistle.
Among them, 26 people (5.71%) have Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Milk thistle cause Rash?

Time on Milk Thistle when people have Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 16.67 %

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Milk Thistle *:

  • female: 40 %
  • male: 60 %

Age of people who have Rash when taking Milk Thistle *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 47.83 %
  • 60+: 52.17 %

Severity if Rash when taking Milk Thistle **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • 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 *:

  • Hepatitis C (6 people)
  • Vitamin Supplementation (4 people)
  • Hypertension (4 people)
  • Health (4 people)
  • Depression (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ribavirin (8 people)
  • Incivek (7 people)
  • Aspirin (7 people)
  • Fish Oil (6 people)
  • Pegasys (5 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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