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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 24,561 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 Zetia 24,975 users)

Rash

Rash (redness) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.(latest reports from Rash 150,227 patients)

On Dec, 6, 2014: 24,561 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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