Could Depo-provera cause 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 Humira, and have Birth control . We study 11,361 people who have side effects while taking Depo-provera from FDA. Among them, 214 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 12,543 users)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,264 Itching patients).

On Nov, 25, 2016

11,361 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera.
Among them, 214 people (1.88%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Depo-provera cause Itching?

Time on Depo-provera when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 65.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.67 %
  • 10+ years: 3.33 %

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

  • female: 97.55 %
  • male: 2.45 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 17.53 %
  • 20-29: 35.71 %
  • 30-39: 20.78 %
  • 40-49: 20.78 %
  • 50-59: 4.55 %
  • 60+: 0.65 %

Severity of Itching **:

  • least: 25 %
  • moderate: 25 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Birth Control (88 people, 41.12%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (7 people, 3.27%)
  • Migraine (7 people, 3.27%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (6 people, 2.80%)
  • Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (5 people, 2.34%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (10 people, 4.67%)
  • Humira (10 people, 4.67%)
  • Wellbutrin (8 people, 3.74%)
  • Vitamin D (8 people, 3.74%)
  • Depakote (6 people, 2.80%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (61 people, 28.50%)
  • Urticaria (30 people, 14.02%)
  • Pain (27 people, 12.62%)
  • Hypersensitivity (26 people, 12.15%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (23 people, 10.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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