Review: could Acetaminophen cause Itching?
Summary: Itching is found among people who take Acetaminophen, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Pain.
We study 69,449 people who have side effects while taking Acetaminophen from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,289 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.
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Acetaminophen has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 70,718 Acetaminophen users)
Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 88,292 Itching patients)
On Mar, 26, 2015: 69,448 people reported to have side effects when taking Acetaminophen. Among them, 1,262 people (1.82%) have Itching.
Time on Acetaminophen when people have Itching * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Itching when taking Acetaminophen * :
Age of people who have Itching when taking Acetaminophen * :
Severity of Itching when taking Acetaminophen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Itching ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Paracetamol for a 29-year old man with Pica. The patient has Plica Syndrome
- A study of drug interactions between Armour Thyroid, Iodine, Acetaminophen, Amoxicillin for a 58-year old woman with Hypothyroidism, Throat - Sore, Strep Throat. The patient has Red Eye
- A study of drug interactions between Flonase, Voltaren for a 65-year old man with Allergy To Animal, Inflammation Localised. The patient has Itching
- A study of drug interactions between Sitagliptin Phosphate, Omeprazole, Prednisolone, Levothyroxine Sodium, Metformin for a 68-year old woman with Diabetes Mellitus Non Insulin-dependent, Gallstones, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Hypothyroidism, Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent. The patient has Itching
- A study of drug interactions between Restoril, Geodon, Brintellix, Ativan, Topamax, Lamictal for a 36-year old woman with Insomnia, Bipolar Ii Disorder, Anxiety. The patient has Macule, Dry Skin, Blisters, Hives, Itching - Burning Eyes, Itching
Recent Acetaminophen related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Voltaren, Tylenol for a 94-year old woman who has Back Pain
- Comparions of Aleve, Zorvolex, Tylenol for a 67-year old man who has Back Pain
- Comparions of Acephen, Benazepril Hydrochloride, Lisinopril for a 60-year old man who has High Blood Pressure
- Comparions of Aspirin, Tylenol, Aleve for a 67-year old woman who has Pain
- Comparions of Lisinopril, Acetaminophen, Metformin, Aspirin for a 69-year old man who has Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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