Review: could Tuberculosis cause Pruritus?
This is a review of Pruritus (Itching) among 1,986 people who have Tuberculosis. We analyze the Tuberculosis patients by their gender and age, drugs used, and common conditions other than Tuberculosis. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and is updated regularly.
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Tuberculosis (latest reports from 25,910 patients) are typically treated by Isoniazid, Rifampin, Rifampin And Isoniazid.
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) (latest reports from 520,553 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Feb, 18, 2014: 1,985 people who have tuberculosis are studied. Among them, 39 (1.96%) have Pruritus.
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, 51.28%)
- Hypertension (6 people, 15.38%)
- Tuberculin test positive (5 people, 12.82%)
- Hyperuricaemia (5 people, 12.82%)
- Hepatitis b (4 people, 10.26%)
- Bacterial infection (4 people, 10.26%)
- Escherichia sepsis (4 people, 10.26%)
- Pleural effusion (4 people, 10.26%)
- Pyrexia (4 people, 10.26%)
- Pneumonia (4 people, 10.26%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Isoniazid (34 people, 87.18%)
- Pyrazinamide (27 people, 69.23%)
- Rifadin (24 people, 61.54%)
- Myambutol (24 people, 61.54%)
- Rimifon (19 people, 48.72%)
- Rifampin (14 people, 35.90%)
- Ethambutol hydrochloride (14 people, 35.90%)
- Rocephin (12 people, 30.77%)
- Truvada (8 people, 20.51%)
- Ibuprofen (8 people, 20.51%)
* 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.
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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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