Review: could Depo-provera cause Itching?
Summary: Itching is found among people who take Depo-provera, especially for people who are 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Depakote, and have Birth control. We study 9,975 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA and social media. Among them, 164 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.
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Depo-provera has active ingredients of medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 10,388 Depo-provera users)
Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 88,320 Itching patients)
On May, 16, 2015: 9,975 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 164 people (1.64%) have Itching.
Time on Depo-provera when people have Itching * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Itching when taking Depo-provera * :
Severity of Itching when taking Depo-provera ** :
|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 * :
- Contraception (69 people, 42.07%)
- Menstrual discomfort (9 people, 5.49%)
- Bipolar disorder (8 people, 4.88%)
- Dysmenorrhoea (7 people, 4.27%)
- Psychotic disorder (6 people, 3.66%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Depakote (11 people, 6.71%)
- Paxil (9 people, 5.49%)
- Zyprexa (9 people, 5.49%)
- Ritalin (8 people, 4.88%)
- Geodon (8 people, 4.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (6 days ago):
Itching is localized on my back, scalp, and hip areas. It's so bad I can not get relief from scratching. I scratch so much n so hard I Welp up and almost bleed. Happened a few mos ago out if nowhere and lasted few days then returned again few mos later and won't go away.
From this study (1 month ago):
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From this study (1 month ago):
rash is spreading. Started on thighs and now involves everywhere but face. raised red bumps. Some with what looks like pimples/white heads. Not relieved by antihistamines. very itchy.
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