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Review: could Bipolar 2 cause Itching?

Summary: Itching could be caused by Bipolar 2, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, also have Migraine, and take Lamictal.

We study 2,435 people who have Bipolar 2 from FDA and social media. Among them, 29 have Itching. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Bipolar 2

Bipolar 2 (latest reports from 3,716 patients) is typically treated by Lamictal, Lithium Carbonate, Lamotrigine, Seroquel, Abilify, Seroquel Xr.

Itching

Itching (latest reports from 537,440 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 2,422 people who have bipolar 2 are studied. Among them, 29 (1.20%) have Itching. They amount to 0.01% of all the 536,422 people who have Itching on eHealthMe.

Trend of Itching in bipolar 2 reports

Gender of people who have bipolar 2 and experienced Itching * :

FemaleMale
Itching60.53%39.47%

Age of people who have bipolar 2 and experienced Itching * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Itching0.00%0.00%2.86%2.86%14.29%40.00%37.14%5.71%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Itching0.00%75.00%0.00%25.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Migraine (6 people, 20.69%)
  2. Insomnia (6 people, 20.69%)
  3. Depression (3 people, 10.34%)
  4. Anxiety (3 people, 10.34%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Lamictal (23 people, 79.31%)
  2. Lithium carbonate (9 people, 31.03%)
  3. Zoloft (7 people, 24.14%)
  4. Sumatriptan succinate (6 people, 20.69%)
  5. Depakote (4 people, 13.79%)
  6. Klonopin (3 people, 10.34%)
  7. Desyrel (3 people, 10.34%)
  8. Seroquel (3 people, 10.34%)
  9. Neurontin (2 people, 6.90%)
  10. Zocor (2 people, 6.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Itching burning on mainly my feet and lower legs raised boil looking hives and extream sensitivity in my feet

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Before this medication I was taking 300mg of Effexor, 300mg of trazedone, 15 mg of diazepam, and 100mg of Zoloft. Was diagnosed with serotonin toxicity and removed from all but the diazepam and given 5mg of Sonata, starting dose of 25mg of lamotrigine (upped 2x- 1st to 50mg and then to 100mg) and 20 mg of diazepam.

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  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • Paranoia seems to be getting worse as time goes on... Any help out there would be greatly appreciated!

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