Could Acetaminophen cause Itching - from FDA reports
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 74,600 people who have side effects while taking Acetaminophen from FDA. Among them, 1,332 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 Acetaminophen 76,278 users)
Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,315 Itching patients).
On Dec, 21, 2016
74,600 people reported to have side effects when taking Acetaminophen.
Among them, 1,332 people (1.79%) have Itching
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Acetaminophen when people have Itching *:
- < 1 month: 88.97 %
- 1 - 6 months: 8.82 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.74 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 1.47 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Itching when taking Acetaminophen *:
- female: 65.92 %
- male: 34.08 %
Age of people who have Itching when taking Acetaminophen *:
- 0-1: 0.34 %
- 2-9: 2.4 %
- 10-19: 4.2 %
- 20-29: 5.06 %
- 30-39: 10.89 %
- 40-49: 12.35 %
- 50-59: 20.58 %
- 60+: 44.17 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (148 people, 11.11%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (108 people, 8.11%)
- High Blood Pressure (97 people, 7.28%)
- Preventive Health Care (51 people, 3.83%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (50 people, 3.75%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (155 people, 11.64%)
- Omeprazole (122 people, 9.16%)
- Folic Acid (110 people, 8.26%)
- Furosemide (100 people, 7.51%)
- Methotrexate (92 people, 6.91%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (438 people, 32.88%)
- Pain (212 people, 15.92%)
- Fever (211 people, 15.84%)
- Nausea (185 people, 13.89%)
- Fatigue (164 people, 12.31%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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