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Review: could Multaq cause Rash?

Summary: Rash could be caused by Multaq, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Atrial fibrillation.

We study 4,731 people who have side effects while taking Multaq from FDA and social media. Among them, 116 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.

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Multaq

Multaq (latest outcomes from 4,962 users) has active ingredients of dronedarone hydrochloride. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.

Rash

Rash (redness) (latest reports from 965,496 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 4,711 people reported to have side effects when taking Multaq. Among them, 116 people (2.46%) have Rash. They amount to 0.01% of all the 963,174 people who have Rash on eHealthMe.

Trend of Rash in Multaq reports

Time on Multaq when people have Rash * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rash27.12%55.93%11.86%5.08%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Multaq * :

FemaleMale
Rash63.27%36.73%

Age of people who have Rash when taking Multaq * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rash0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.75%9.65%88.60%

Severity of Rash when taking Multaq ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Rash0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Rash ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (85 people, 73.28%)
  2. Hypertension (20 people, 17.24%)
  3. Stress (9 people, 7.76%)
  4. Atrial flutter (6 people, 5.17%)
  5. Menopause (6 people, 5.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (26 people, 22.41%)
  2. Coumadin (23 people, 19.83%)
  3. Vitamin d (22 people, 18.97%)
  4. Pradaxa (18 people, 15.52%)
  5. Potassium chloride (13 people, 11.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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