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Review: could Depo-provera cause Itching?

We study 9,918 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

Depo-provera (latest outcomes from 10,329 users) has active ingredients of medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in birth control.

Itching

Itching (latest reports from 545,906 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 9,918 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera. Among them, 164 people (1.65%) have Itching.

Trend of Itching in Depo-provera reports

Time on Depo-provera when people have Itching * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Itching83.05%6.78%1.69%3.39%3.39%1.69%0.00%

Age of people who have Itching when taking Depo-provera * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Itching0.00%0.00%11.28%33.83%27.07%23.31%3.76%0.75%

Severity of Itching when taking Depo-provera ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Itching0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Itching ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Itching0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (69 people, 42.07%)
  2. Menstrual discomfort (9 people, 5.49%)
  3. Bipolar disorder (8 people, 4.88%)
  4. Dysmenorrhoea (7 people, 4.27%)
  5. Psychotic disorder (6 people, 3.66%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Depakote (11 people, 6.71%)
  2. Paxil (9 people, 5.49%)
  3. Zyprexa (9 people, 5.49%)
  4. Ritalin (8 people, 4.88%)
  5. Geodon (8 people, 4.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 days ago):

  • my huband had sporadic itching at times, doc prescribed levocetrizine and foratidine he took it and went for a blood check up like lft and blood sugar bilirubin was 1.3 want is this because of the drug?his direct and indirect bilirubin was at upperlimit

    Reply

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Bumps,black blemishes only on jawbone. Its on both sides of my face. Never had skin problems until starting this medicine.

    Reply

    maddie on Oct, 4, 2014:

    ordered oolong tea off ebay, after using it tummy was reducing but my face got thoroughly sooilt., loads of acne just kept increasing on both sides of the face, face not ok till today never had any prob before:-(
    stopped using oolong tea

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I honestly feel pregnant ... I'm EXTREMELY emotional , always sick at work , and have crazy headaches ...

    Reply

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