Review: could Milk thistle cause Rash?
Summary: Rash could be caused by Milk thistle, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Ribavirin, and have Hepatitis c.
We study 392 people who have side effects while taking Milk thistle from FDA and social media. Among them, 24 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.
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On Apr, 12, 2014: 392 people reported to have side effects when taking Milk thistle. Among them, 24 people (6.12%) have Rash. They amount to 0.00% of all the 963,656 people who have Rash on eHealthMe.
Time on Milk thistle when people have Rash * :
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Gender of people who have Rash when taking Milk thistle * :
Age of people who have Rash when taking Milk thistle * :
Severity of Rash when taking Milk thistle ** :
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How people recovered from Rash ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hepatitis c (6 people, 25.00%)
- Vitamin supplementation (4 people, 16.67%)
- Menopause (2 people, 8.33%)
- Hormone replacement therapy (2 people, 8.33%)
- Hypertension (2 people, 8.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ribavirin (8 people, 33.33%)
- Incivek (7 people, 29.17%)
- Aspirin (7 people, 29.17%)
- Vitamin d (6 people, 25.00%)
- Pegasys (5 people, 20.83%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (3 years ago):
Linda Hodges on Sep, 18, 2011:
if I discontinue taking the milkthistle will these lesions go away?
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