Review: could Stroke cause Itching?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 7,275 people who have Stroke. Among them, 130 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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Stroke (latest reports from 432,474 patients) is typically treated by Plavix, Aspirin, Aggrenox, Coumadin, Warfarin Sodium, Clopidogrel.
Itching (latest reports from 517,764 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Mar, 1, 2014: 7,274 people who have stroke are studied. Among them, 130 (1.79%) have Itching.
Gender of people who have stroke and experienced Itching * :
Age of people who have stroke and experienced Itching * :
Severity of the symptom * :
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Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Hypertension (32 people, 24.62%)
- Depression (19 people, 14.62%)
- Blood cholesterol (19 people, 14.62%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (18 people, 13.85%)
- Anxiety (18 people, 13.85%)
- Prophylaxis (17 people, 13.08%)
- Swelling (16 people, 12.31%)
- Myocardial infarction (15 people, 11.54%)
- Amnesia (15 people, 11.54%)
- Insomnia (13 people, 10.00%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Plavix (53 people, 40.77%)
- Aspirin (30 people, 23.08%)
- Lisinopril (21 people, 16.15%)
- Lasix (18 people, 13.85%)
- Exelon (16 people, 12.31%)
- Mevacor (15 people, 11.54%)
- Luvox (15 people, 11.54%)
- Ativan (15 people, 11.54%)
- Niaspan (15 people, 11.54%)
- Omeprazole (14 people, 10.77%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- I had a tia stroke. i was given norvasc, plavix, & benicar with aspirin. i'm having chest pains while on these meds. is this normal?
I've been on the three drugs above only a few days. I'm feeling weak, @ wrung out. I'm also experiencing chest pain that goes all the way to the back. I feel better if I sit in a chair with a backing on it.
- I was diagnosed with low risk prostate cancer 6 years ago, and food allergies 4 years ago. i was told that with cancer, i should not be taking claritin.
I have severe itching and forever scratching myself. I take Claritin to ease the itchiness. Since I also have prostate cancer, I was told that I should not be taking an antishistamine because it would cause cancer to spread. Any comments on that?
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