Review: could Acetaminophen And Codeine Phosphate cause Itching?


Itching is found among people who take Acetaminophen And Codeine Phosphate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Acetaminophen, and have Pneumonia . We study 2,967 people who have side effects while taking Acetaminophen and codeine phosphate from FDA and social media. Among them, 68 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.

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Acetaminophen And Codeine Phosphate

Acetaminophen and codeine phosphate has active ingredients of acetaminophen; codeine phosphate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Acetaminophen and codeine phosphate 3,204 users)


Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,215 Itching patients).

On Oct, 23, 2016

2,967 people reported to have side effects when taking Acetaminophen And Codeine Phosphate.
Among them, 68 people (2.29%) have Itching

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Acetaminophen and codeine phosphate cause Itching?

Time on Acetaminophen And Codeine Phosphate when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Acetaminophen And Codeine Phosphate *:

  • female: 73.85 %
  • male: 26.15 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Acetaminophen And Codeine Phosphate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.72 %
  • 20-29: 5.17 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 10.34 %
  • 50-59: 31.03 %
  • 60+: 51.72 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pulmonary Embolism (15 people, 22.06%)
  • Pneumonia (15 people, 22.06%)
  • Pain (7 people, 10.29%)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (4 people, 5.88%)
  • Analgesic Therapy (4 people, 5.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Acetaminophen (22 people, 32.35%)
  • Omeprazole (18 people, 26.47%)
  • Furosemide (18 people, 26.47%)
  • Clarithromycin (18 people, 26.47%)
  • Folic Acid (16 people, 23.53%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Erythema (25 people, 36.76%)
  • Pain (21 people, 30.88%)
  • Rash Generalised (20 people, 29.41%)
  • Blister (20 people, 29.41%)
  • Eczema (19 people, 27.94%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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