Review: could Acetaminophen cause Itching?
We study 69,428 people who have side effects while taking Acetaminophen from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,262 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.
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Acetaminophen (latest outcomes from 70,694 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain.
Itching (latest reports from 544,995 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Aug, 17, 2014: 69,427 people reported to have side effects when taking Acetaminophen. Among them, 1,262 people (1.82%) have Itching. They amount to 0.23% of all the 543,615 people who have Itching on eHealthMe.
Time on Acetaminophen when people have Itching * :
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Gender of people who have Itching when taking Acetaminophen * :
Age of people who have Itching when taking Acetaminophen * :
Severity of Itching when taking Acetaminophen ** :
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How people recovered from Itching ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (145 people, 11.49%)
- Hypertension (109 people, 8.64%)
- Prophylaxis (91 people, 7.21%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (90 people, 7.13%)
- Pyrexia (43 people, 3.41%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (194 people, 15.37%)
- Omeprazole (130 people, 10.30%)
- Tramadol hcl (116 people, 9.19%)
- Benadryl (98 people, 7.77%)
- Folic acid (96 people, 7.61%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 months ago):
Itching in extremeties with no rash apparent. Eyes watery and burning. Twitching is in left eyelid. Itching started 8 days ago. Lotion does not help much. Diphenhydramine does not help much.
From this study (8 months ago):
Infected Teeth, Started On Amoxicillin 875 MG twice a day and started itching,muscle spasms in legs when resting or laying down, pain in shin bone when walking or standing, random dizzyness and black "slurs" in my vision, or eyes crossing and blurring out. as well as nausea
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