Review: could Zetia cause Rash?
Summary: Rash could be caused by Zetia, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Blood cholesterol increased.
We study 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 24,939 users) has active ingredients of ezetimibe. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Rash (redness) (latest reports from 965,536 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.
On Apr, 14, 2014: 0 people reported to have side effects when taking Zetia. Among them, 1,034 people have Rash. They amount to 0.11% of all the 964,890 people who have Rash on eHealthMe.
Time on Zetia when people have Rash * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Rash when taking Zetia * :
Age of people who have Rash when taking Zetia * :
Severity of Rash when taking Zetia ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Rash ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
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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