Review: could Zetia cause Rash?
We study 24,541 people who have side effects while taking Zetia from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,034 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.
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Zetia (latest outcomes from 24,952 users) has active ingredients of ezetimibe. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Rash (redness) (latest reports from 968,869 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.
On Jul, 18, 2014: 24,538 people reported to have side effects when taking Zetia. Among them, 1,034 people (4.21%) have Rash. They amount to 0.11% of all the 971,002 people who have Rash on eHealthMe.
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (244 people, 23.60%)
- Hypertension (107 people, 10.35%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (88 people, 8.51%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (57 people, 5.51%)
- Diabetes mellitus (41 people, 3.97%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (259 people, 25.05%)
- Lipitor (171 people, 16.54%)
- Plavix (132 people, 12.77%)
- Niaspan (130 people, 12.57%)
- Crestor (109 people, 10.54%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Redness over trunk and arms and legs and feet and neck. Burning sensation. Alleviated by high dose of Benadryl.
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