Review: could Montelukast cause Skin rash?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 10, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 3,003 people who take Montelukast. Among them, 94 have Skin rash. See who they are, when they have Skin rash and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Montelukast sodium (latest outcomes from 3,068 users) has active ingredients of montelukast sodium. It is often used in asthma, allergies. Commonly reported side effects of Montelukast sodium include nausea aggravated, nausea, breathing difficulty, asthma aggravated, nausea and vomiting.
Skin rash (redness) (latest reports from 954,529 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, osteoporosis.
On Mar, 9, 2014: 3,003 people reported to have side effects when taking Montelukast sodium. Among them, 93 people (3.10%) have Skin Rash. They amount to 0.01% of all the 950,133 people who have Skin Rash.
Time on Montelukast sodium when people have Skin rash * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Skin rash||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Skin rash when taking Montelukast sodium * :
|Skin rash||70.30%||29.70% |
Age of people who have Skin rash when taking Montelukast sodium * :
|Skin rash||0.00%||4.41%||4.41%||2.94%||16.18%||20.59%||27.94%||23.53% |
Severity of Skin rash when taking Montelukast sodium ** :
How people recovered from Skin rash ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Smoking cessation therapy (28 people, 30.11%)
- Asthma (20 people, 21.51%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (16 people, 17.20%)
- Hypertension (11 people, 11.83%)
- Blood cholesterol (9 people, 9.68%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Chantix (31 people, 33.33%)
- Albuterol (14 people, 15.05%)
- Lisinopril (14 people, 15.05%)
- Humira (11 people, 11.83%)
- Zyrtec (10 people, 10.75%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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