Acetaminophen and Rashes - from FDA reports


Rashes is found among people who take Acetaminophen, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 74,714 people who have side effects when taking Acetaminophen from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 10, 2018

74,714 people reported to have side effects when taking Acetaminophen.
Among them, 2,623 people (3.51%) have Rashes


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Acetaminophen cause Rashes?

Time on Acetaminophen when people have Rashes *:

Gender of people who have Rashes when taking Acetaminophen *:

  • female: 61.79 %
  • male: 38.21 %

Age of people who have Rashes when taking Acetaminophen *:

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 181 people, 6.90%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 140 people, 5.34%
  3. Fever: 115 people, 4.38%
  4. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 97 people, 3.70%
  5. Preventive Health Care: 93 people, 3.55%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Aspirin: 319 people, 12.16%
  2. Omeprazole: 257 people, 9.80%
  3. Prednisone: 212 people, 8.08%
  4. Folic Acid: 199 people, 7.59%
  5. Zometa: 189 people, 7.21%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Fever: 573 people, 21.85%
  2. Itching: 443 people, 16.89%
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 400 people, 15.25%
  4. Breathing Difficulty: 392 people, 14.94%
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 359 people, 13.69%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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