Depo-provera and Itching - from FDA reports


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 11,576 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA. Among them, 222 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.

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Depo-provera

Depo-provera has active ingredients of medroxyprogesterone acetate. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Depo-provera 12,558 users)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,366 Itching patients).

On Feb, 07, 2017

11,576 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera.
Among them, 222 people (1.92%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depo-provera cause Itching?

Time on Depo-provera when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 68.97 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.07 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.17 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.9 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.17 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.72 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 97.64 %
  • male: 2.36 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 16.88 %
  • 20-29: 34.38 %
  • 30-39: 19.38 %
  • 40-49: 24.38 %
  • 50-59: 4.38 %
  • 60+: 0.62 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Birth Control (88 people, 39.64%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (9 people, 4.05%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (6 people, 2.70%)
  • Psychotic Disorder (6 people, 2.70%)
  • Migraine (6 people, 2.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Depakote (12 people, 5.41%)
  • Zyprexa (11 people, 4.95%)
  • Humira (10 people, 4.50%)
  • Xanax (9 people, 4.05%)
  • Paxil (9 people, 4.05%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (61 people, 27.48%)
  • Urticaria (40 people, 18.02%)
  • Pain (27 people, 12.16%)
  • Hypersensitivity (26 people, 11.71%)
  • Headache (26 people, 11.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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