Would you have Pruritus (Itching) when you have Tuberculosis?
Summary: Pruritus is found among people with Tuberculosis, especially people who are male, 50-59 old, also have Hiv infection, and take medication Isoniazid.
We study 42 people who have Pruritus (Itching) and Tuberculosis from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Tuberculosis (a bacterial infection by mycobacterium tuberculosis) can be treated by Isoniazid, Rifampin And Isoniazid, Rifampin, Ethambutol Hydrochloride. (latest reports from 7,427 Tuberculosis patients)
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 90,889 Pruritus patients)
On Mar, 7, 2015: 42 people who have tuberculosis and Pruritus are studied.
Gender of people who have tuberculosis and experienced Pruritus * :
Age of people who have tuberculosis and experienced Pruritus * :
Severity of the symptom * :
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Hiv infection (20 people, 47.62%)
- Hypertension (6 people, 14.29%)
- Tuberculin test positive (5 people, 11.90%)
- Hyperuricaemia (5 people, 11.90%)
- Hepatitis b (4 people, 9.52%)
- Bacterial infection (4 people, 9.52%)
- Escherichia sepsis (4 people, 9.52%)
- Pneumonia (4 people, 9.52%)
- Pleural effusion (4 people, 9.52%)
- Pyrexia (4 people, 9.52%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Isoniazid (35 people, 83.33%)
- Pyrazinamide (28 people, 66.67%)
- Rifadin (24 people, 57.14%)
- Myambutol (24 people, 57.14%)
- Rimifon (19 people, 45.24%)
- Ethambutol hydrochloride (15 people, 35.71%)
- Rifampin (14 people, 33.33%)
- Rocephin (12 people, 28.57%)
- Ibuprofen (8 people, 19.05%)
- Truvada (8 people, 19.05%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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