Review: could Multaq cause Rash?


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 . We study 7,083 people who have side effects while taking Multaq from FDA and social media. Among them, 203 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 7,297 users)

Rash

Rash has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, drug ineffective, itching (latest reports from 254,289 Rash patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

7,083 people reported to have side effects when taking Multaq.
Among them, 203 people (2.87%) have Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Multaq cause Rash?

Time on Multaq when people have Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 33.85 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 41.54 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.31 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.23 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.08 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Multaq *:

  • female: 61.88 %
  • male: 38.12 %

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: 1.29 %
  • 50-59: 9.03 %
  • 60+: 89.68 %

Severity if Rash when taking Multaq **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation (119 people, 58.62%)
  • Hypertension (19 people, 9.36%)
  • Hypothyroidism (12 people, 5.91%)
  • Cardiac Disorder (12 people, 5.91%)
  • Arrhythmia (11 people, 5.42%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Pradaxa (31 people, 15.27%)
  • Coumadin (22 people, 10.84%)
  • Aspirin (19 people, 9.36%)
  • Digoxin (16 people, 7.88%)
  • Lasix (15 people, 7.39%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pruritus (38 people, 18.72%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (27 people, 13.30%)
  • Fatigue (24 people, 11.82%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (19 people, 9.36%)
  • Dyspnoea (17 people, 8.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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