Could Tuberculosis cause Pruritus - from FDA reports

Summary

Pruritus is found among people with Tuberculosis, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, take medication Isoniazid and have Hiv infection. We study 85 people who have Pruritus and Tuberculosis from FDA. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (a bacterial infection by mycobacterium tuberculosis) can be treated by Isoniazid, Rifampin and isoniazid, Ethambutol hydrochloride, Rifampin, Pyrazinamide (latest reports from 9,985 Tuberculosis patients)

Pruritus

Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,315 Pruritus patients).

On Dec, 29, 2016

85 people who have Tuberculosis and Pruritus are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Gender of people who have Tuberculosis and experience Pruritus *:

  • female: 55.88 %
  • male: 44.12 %

Age of people who have Tuberculosis and experience Pruritus *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 4.84 %
  • 10-19: 3.23 %
  • 20-29: 16.13 %
  • 30-39: 8.06 %
  • 40-49: 27.42 %
  • 50-59: 19.35 %
  • 60+: 20.97 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Hiv Infection (11 people, 12.94%)
  • Pain (4 people, 4.71%)
  • High Blood Pressure (4 people, 4.71%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (3 people, 3.53%)
  • Fever (3 people, 3.53%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Isoniazid (18 people, 21.18%)
  • Pyrazinamide (14 people, 16.47%)
  • Rimifon (10 people, 11.76%)
  • Myambutol (8 people, 9.41%)
  • Rifampin (7 people, 8.24%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Rashes (26 people, 30.59%)
  • Fever (22 people, 25.88%)
  • Rash Erythematous (11 people, 12.94%)
  • Urticaria (9 people, 10.59%)
  • Eosinophilia (9 people, 10.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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