Would you have Itching when you have Bipolar 2?
Summary: Itching is found among people with Bipolar 2, especially people who are female, 50-59 old, also have Bipolar ii disorder, and take medication Lamictal.
We study 34 people who have Itching and Bipolar 2 from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Bipolar 2 (characterized by at least one episode of hypomania and at least one episode of major depression) can be treated by Lamictal, Lithium Carbonate, Lamotrigine, Seroquel, Abilify, Seroquel Xr. (latest reports from 3,520 Bipolar 2 patients)
Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 88,231 Itching patients)
On Jan, 27, 2015: 34 people who have bipolar 2 and Itching are studied.
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 * :
- Bipolar ii disorder (34 people, 100.00%)
- Migraine (6 people, 17.65%)
- Insomnia (6 people, 17.65%)
- Anxiety (3 people, 8.82%)
- Depression (3 people, 8.82%)
- Anxiety disorder (2 people, 5.88%)
- Thrombophlebitis (1 people, 2.94%)
- Gastritis (1 people, 2.94%)
- Tremor - essential (1 people, 2.94%)
- Degenerative joint disease (1 people, 2.94%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Lamictal (23 people, 67.65%)
- Lithium carbonate (10 people, 29.41%)
- Zoloft (7 people, 20.59%)
- Sumatriptan succinate (6 people, 17.65%)
- Depakote (4 people, 11.76%)
- Desyrel (3 people, 8.82%)
- Klonopin (3 people, 8.82%)
- Lamotrigine (3 people, 8.82%)
- Seroquel (3 people, 8.82%)
- Neurontin (2 people, 5.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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