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Review: could Pulmonary hypertension cause Pruritus (Itching)?

We study 11,657 people who have Pulmonary hypertension from FDA and social media. Among them, 130 have Pruritus (Itching). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Pulmonary hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension (increase in blood pressure in the lung artery) (latest reports from 95,553 patients) can be treated by Revatio.

Pruritus

Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) (latest reports from 546,002 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 11,657 people who have pulmonary hypertension are studied. Among them, 130 (1.12%) have Pruritus.

Trend of Pruritus in pulmonary hypertension reports

Gender of people who have pulmonary hypertension and experienced Pruritus * :

FemaleMale
Pruritus79.58%20.42%

Age of people who have pulmonary hypertension and experienced Pruritus * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pruritus0.00%0.00%1.52%9.85%4.55%10.61%25.00%49.24%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Insomnia (9 people, 6.92%)
  2. Hypersensitivity (8 people, 6.15%)
  3. Pain (8 people, 6.15%)
  4. Anxiety (7 people, 5.38%)
  5. Hypertension (7 people, 5.38%)
  6. Asthma (7 people, 5.38%)
  7. Oedema (4 people, 3.08%)
  8. Back pain (4 people, 3.08%)
  9. Anaemia (4 people, 3.08%)
  10. Osteonecrosis (4 people, 3.08%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Tracleer (102 people, 78.46%)
  2. Lasix (48 people, 36.92%)
  3. Coumadin (28 people, 21.54%)
  4. Spironolactone (24 people, 18.46%)
  5. Prednisone (20 people, 15.38%)
  6. Potassium chloride (17 people, 13.08%)
  7. Furosemide (17 people, 13.08%)
  8. Flolan (16 people, 12.31%)
  9. Aldactone (16 people, 12.31%)
  10. Ambien (16 people, 12.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • intermittent, no physical explanation, no rashes, no hives, etc.

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  • itching on shoulders and upper arms

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