Review: could Depo-provera cause Itching?
Summary: Itching is found among people who take Depo-provera, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Depakote, and have Birth control.
We study 9,972 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 Apr, 15, 2015: 9,972 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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- 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
- A study of side effects of Depo-provera for a 17-year old girl with Contraception. The patient has Breast Lump
- A study of side effects of Provera for a 59-year old woman with Estrogen Overdose. The patient has Persistent Cloaca
Recent Depo-provera related drug comparison:
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