Review: could Bipolar 2 cause Itching?
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 3, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 2,381 people who have Bipolar 2. Among them, 27 experience Itching. See who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Bipolar 2 (latest reports from 3,615 patients) is typically treated by Lamictal, Lithium Carbonate, Lamotrigine, Seroquel, Abilify, Seroquel Xr.
Itching (latest reports from 514,863 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Feb, 14, 2014: 2,345 people who have bipolar 2 are studied. Among them, 27 (1.15%) have Itching.
Gender of people who have bipolar 2 and experienced Itching * :
Age of people who have bipolar 2 and experienced Itching * :
Severity of the symptom * :
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Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Insomnia (6 people, 22.22%)
- Migraine (6 people, 22.22%)
- Depression (3 people, 11.11%)
- Anxiety (2 people, 7.41%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Lamictal (22 people, 81.48%)
- Lithium carbonate (9 people, 33.33%)
- Zoloft (7 people, 25.93%)
- Sumatriptan succinate (6 people, 22.22%)
- Depakote (4 people, 14.81%)
- Desyrel (3 people, 11.11%)
- Klonopin (3 people, 11.11%)
- Effexor xr (2 people, 7.41%)
- Zocor (2 people, 7.41%)
- Premarin (2 people, 7.41%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Increased Lamictal from 50mg to 100mg about 3 months ago. Taken in the morning. Itchiness occurs mainly at night, all over the body - but only 2 or 3 nights a week.
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