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Review: could Quit smoking cause Itching?

Summary: Itching could be caused by Quit smoking, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also have Hypertension, and take Chantix.

We study 50,185 people who have Quit smoking from FDA and social media. Among them, 916 have Itching. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Quit smoking

Quit smoking (latest reports from 67,161 patients) is typically treated by Chantix, Bupropion Hydrochloride, Wellbutrin Sr, Wellbutrin, Zyban, Nicoderm Cq.

Itching

Itching (latest reports from 537,481 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 50,181 people who have quit smoking are studied. Among them, 916 (1.83%) have Itching. They amount to 0.17% of all the 537,360 people who have Itching on eHealthMe.

Trend of Itching in quit smoking reports

Gender of people who have quit smoking and experienced Itching * :

FemaleMale
Itching71.55%28.45%

Age of people who have quit smoking and experienced Itching * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Itching0.00%0.00%0.41%5.27%12.97%25.41%29.05%27.03%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Itching0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (77 people, 8.41%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (47 people, 5.13%)
  3. Depression (44 people, 4.80%)
  4. Anxiety (32 people, 3.49%)
  5. Pain (28 people, 3.06%)
  6. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (24 people, 2.62%)
  7. Diabetes mellitus (23 people, 2.51%)
  8. Asthma (22 people, 2.40%)
  9. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (21 people, 2.29%)
  10. Sleep disorder (16 people, 1.75%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Chantix (727 people, 79.37%)
  2. Nicotine (58 people, 6.33%)
  3. Xanax (47 people, 5.13%)
  4. Lisinopril (47 people, 5.13%)
  5. Albuterol (44 people, 4.80%)
  6. Acetylsalicylic acid (43 people, 4.69%)
  7. Spiriva (41 people, 4.48%)
  8. Lipitor (40 people, 4.37%)
  9. Simvastatin (33 people, 3.60%)
  10. Lexapro (26 people, 2.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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