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Review: could Zetia cause Rash?

We study 24,548 people who have side effects while taking Zetia from FDA and social media. Among them, 979 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.

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Zetia

Zetia (latest outcomes from 24,962 users) has active ingredients of ezetimibe. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Rash

Rash (redness) (latest reports from 967,652 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.

On Aug, 18, 2014: 24,545 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 969,472 people who have Rash on eHealthMe.

Trend of Rash in Zetia reports

Time on Zetia when people have Rash * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rash55.38%33.33%1.54%5.64%2.05%0.51%1.54%

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Zetia * :

FemaleMale
Rash58.78%41.22%

Age of people who have Rash when taking Zetia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rash0.00%0.00%0.12%0.37%2.70%11.53%22.58%62.70%

Severity of Rash when taking Zetia ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Rash0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Rash ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Rash0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (244 people, 23.60%)
  2. Hypertension (107 people, 10.35%)
  3. Hypercholesterolaemia (88 people, 8.51%)
  4. Hyperlipidaemia (57 people, 5.51%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (41 people, 3.97%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (259 people, 25.05%)
  2. Lipitor (171 people, 16.54%)
  3. Plavix (132 people, 12.77%)
  4. Niaspan (130 people, 12.57%)
  5. Crestor (109 people, 10.54%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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