Depo-provera and Itching - from FDA reports
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 Bipolar disorder. This review analyzes which people have Itching with Depo-provera. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 12,147 people who have side effects when taking Depo-provera from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 19, 2017
12,147 people reported to have side effects when taking Depo-provera.
Among them, 235 people (1.93%) have Itching
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Depo-provera when people have Itching *:
- < 1 month: 69.49 %
- 1 - 6 months: 11.86 %
- 6 - 12 months: 6.78 %
- 1 - 2 years: 6.78 %
- 2 - 5 years: 5.08 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Itching when taking Depo-provera *:
- female: 97.78 %
- male: 2.22 %
Age of people who have Itching when taking Depo-provera *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 16.57 %
- 20-29: 34.32 %
- 30-39: 20.12 %
- 40-49: 24.26 %
- 50-59: 4.14 %
- 60+: 0.59 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Bipolar Disorder (10 people, 4.26%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (7 people, 2.98%)
- Pain (6 people, 2.55%)
- Migraine (6 people, 2.55%)
- Dysmenorrhea (6 people, 2.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Wellbutrin (12 people, 5.11%)
- Depakote (12 people, 5.11%)
- Zyprexa (11 people, 4.68%)
- Xanax (11 people, 4.68%)
- Humira (10 people, 4.26%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (66 people, 28.09%)
- Urticaria (45 people, 19.15%)
- Pain (30 people, 12.77%)
- Headache (30 people, 12.77%)
- Hypersensitivity (29 people, 12.34%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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How long after stopping will the itching stop? Has been 5 days is no way as bad or often seems to be less every day, was horrible when taking. Would think after 5 days any side effect should be gone completely.
User reviews to the study
After the birth of my only child at age 44 my doctor gave me depo provera injection because he highly recommended it. At "my age" he didnt want me to get pregnant again. that was in 2007 and until the injection was pulled from the market, with no explanation. I then developed a osteoarthritis ...
I have been on Tamsulosin for almost 10 months. However, I have noticed in the last few weeks of itching. I have also noticed some rashes in my scrap. I just took a dose tonight and started noticing this weard sensation and feeling as if ants are crawling over me. I took a Benadryl to help ...