Review: could Quit smoking cause Itching?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.6/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 50,162 people who have Quit smoking. Among them, 915 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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Quit smoking (latest reports from 66,933 patients) is typically treated by Chantix, Bupropion Hydrochloride, Wellbutrin Sr, Wellbutrin, Zyban, Nicoderm Cq.
Itching (latest reports from 520,559 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 50,159 people who have quit smoking are studied. Among them, 915 (1.82%) have Itching.
Gender of people who have quit smoking and experienced Itching * :
Age of people who have quit smoking and experienced Itching * :
Severity of the symptom * :
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Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Hypertension (77 people, 8.42%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (47 people, 5.14%)
- Depression (44 people, 4.81%)
- Anxiety (32 people, 3.50%)
- Pain (28 people, 3.06%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (24 people, 2.62%)
- Diabetes mellitus (23 people, 2.51%)
- Asthma (22 people, 2.40%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (21 people, 2.30%)
- Sleep disorder (16 people, 1.75%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Chantix (726 people, 79.34%)
- Nicotine (58 people, 6.34%)
- Xanax (47 people, 5.14%)
- Lisinopril (47 people, 5.14%)
- Albuterol (44 people, 4.81%)
- Acetylsalicylic acid (43 people, 4.70%)
- Spiriva (41 people, 4.48%)
- Lipitor (40 people, 4.37%)
- Simvastatin (33 people, 3.61%)
- Lexapro (26 people, 2.84%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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itching is worst on hands & forearms. fingers especially. also some facial swelling-cheeks, lips & around eyes.
From this study (6 days ago):
Have Taken ropinirole 1mg 3 tabs before bed time. Pharmacy changed mfg. Severe i
itching.for approx same amt. of time. Cannot afford brand.
Disc all other vitamin suplements
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