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Review: could Zetia cause Rash (Rashes)?

Summary: Rash is found among people who take Zetia, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol.

We study 24,564 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

Zetia has active ingredients of ezetimibe. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 24,978 Zetia users)

Rash

Rash (redness) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression. (latest reports from 150,999 Rash patients)

On Jan, 15, 2015: 24,564 people reported to have side effects when taking Zetia. Among them, 1,034 people (4.21%) have Rash.

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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  • What drug helped most to get rid of rash?
    Antihistamines did not help my itchy rash from this drug. What else can I use or get from my doctor?
  • How long does redness last after picato?
    After 3 and a half weeks, I still have a huge red splotch on my face where I applied picato gel according to directions from my dermatologist. I'm very worried that it will be permanent. I had a huge water filled blister the morning after my first application of the gel. I used it two more times as directed. After a week, some of the redness was going away but I've seen no more improvement in the past two weeks. I'm still scaley, rough and red.

    Has anyone else experience this? I went by the doctors office the first morning and was told it was as expected. I've called back and been told not to worry. I see the dr in two more weeks, but for now, I'm quite upset that permanent damage has been done. I was not warned at all that this could happen. The photos in the medication packaging led me to believe that in 3 weeks, all redness would be gone. Info needed for sure. Please let me know. Thanks
  • I used coartem and developed redish all over my body. can coartem cause rashes
    i developed rashes which is itching me after using coartem for three days. also having sensation in my mouth and blister at the angle of my lips. could it be a side effect from coartem?
    pat
  • Has anyone been prescribed methotrexate for granuloma annulare?
    I have had GA for 2 years now, however it has gotten progressively worse the past 6 months. It has now spread over 80% of my body. I am seeing an Endocrinologist next week as I believe my thyroid may play a big role in this. My Regular Dr. suggested I speak to Endocrinologist about a drug called Methotrexate. Has anyone taken this for GA, and if so, can you please tell me if it is working, side effects etc?
    I am desperate for some relief!
    Thanks
  • Does ginger treats skin rashes?
    i have skin rashes and i treated it with ginger is it right to treat to treat skin rashes with ginger?

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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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