Could Zetia cause Rash - from FDA reports


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 32,561 people who have side effects while taking Zetia from FDA. Among them, 1,281 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 33,161 users)

Rash

Rash has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 263,271 Rash patients).

On Nov, 19, 2016

32,561 people reported to have side effects when taking Zetia.
Among them, 1,281 people (3.93%) have Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zetia cause Rash?

Time on Zetia when people have Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 51.52 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 38.18 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.82 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.42 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.64 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.61 %
  • 10+ years: 1.82 %

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Zetia *:

  • female: 58.61 %
  • male: 41.39 %

Age of people who have Rash when taking Zetia *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.22 %
  • 20-29: 0.54 %
  • 30-39: 2.83 %
  • 40-49: 9.36 %
  • 50-59: 21.65 %
  • 60+: 65.4 %

Severity of Rash **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (214 people, 16.71%)
  • Lipitor (196 people, 15.30%)
  • Crestor (140 people, 10.93%)
  • Plavix (136 people, 10.62%)
  • Niaspan (130 people, 10.15%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Zetia, learn more )

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Itching (286 people, 22.33%)
  • Pain (145 people, 11.32%)
  • Fatigue (144 people, 11.24%)
  • Weakness (129 people, 10.07%)
  • Nausea (126 people, 9.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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