Review: could Zetia cause Rash?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 2, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 23,587 people who take Zetia. Among them, 979 have Rash. See who they are, when they have Rash and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Zetia (latest outcomes from 24,928 users) has active ingredients of ezetimibe. It is often used in high blood cholesterol, blood cholesterol decreased. Commonly reported side effects of Zetia include muscle aches, weakness, nausea, fatigue, dizziness.
Rash (redness) (latest reports from 954,871 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, osteoporosis.
On Feb, 17, 2014: 23,587 people reported to have side effects when taking Zetia. Among them, 963 people (4.08%) have Rash.
Time on Zetia when people have Rash * :
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Gender of people who have Rash when taking Zetia * :
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Severity of Rash when taking Zetia ** :
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How people recovered from Rash ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (237 people, 24.61%)
- Hypertension (105 people, 10.90%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (86 people, 8.93%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (55 people, 5.71%)
- Diabetes mellitus (38 people, 3.95%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (244 people, 25.34%)
- Lipitor (164 people, 17.03%)
- Plavix (126 people, 13.08%)
- Niaspan (110 people, 11.42%)
- Lasix (105 people, 10.90%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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