Multaq and Rash - from FDA reports


Summary

Rash is found among people who take Multaq, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Pradaxa, and have Atrial fibrillation/flutter . We study 7,088 people who have side effects while taking Multaq from FDA. Among them, 212 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.

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Multaq

Multaq has active ingredients of dronedarone hydrochloride. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Multaq 7,465 users)

Rash

Rash has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 263,392 Rash patients).

On Jan, 27, 2017

7,088 people reported to have side effects when taking Multaq.
Among them, 212 people (2.99%) have Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Multaq cause Rash?

Time on Multaq when people have Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 34.85 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 39.39 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.64 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.03 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Multaq *:

  • female: 60.66 %
  • male: 39.34 %

Age of people who have Rash when taking Multaq *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 1.26 %
  • 50-59: 8.81 %
  • 60+: 89.94 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (130 people, 61.32%)
  • High Blood Pressure (21 people, 9.91%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (14 people, 6.60%)
  • Stroke (12 people, 5.66%)
  • Cardiac Disorder (12 people, 5.66%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Pradaxa (32 people, 15.09%)
  • Coumadin (23 people, 10.85%)
  • Aspirin (20 people, 9.43%)
  • Xarelto (19 people, 8.96%)
  • Lasix (16 people, 7.55%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Itching (40 people, 18.87%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (30 people, 14.15%)
  • Fatigue (24 people, 11.32%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (19 people, 8.96%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (17 people, 8.02%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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