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Review: could Effient cause Itching?

We study 2,610 people who have side effects while taking Effient from FDA and social media. Among them, 81 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.

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Effient

Effient (latest outcomes from 2,701 users) has active ingredients of prasugrel hydrochloride. It is often used in stent.

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 Sep, 17, 2014: 2,607 people reported to have side effects when taking Effient. Among them, 81 people (3.11%) have Itching.

Trend of Itching in Effient reports

Time on Effient when people have Itching * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Itching81.82%0.00%9.09%9.09%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Effient * :

FemaleMale
Itching32.93%67.07%

Age of people who have Itching when taking Effient * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Itching0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%8.00%46.00%46.00%

Severity of Itching when taking Effient ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Itching0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Itching ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Itching50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (8 people, 9.88%)
  2. High density lipoprotein decreased (7 people, 8.64%)
  3. Stent placement (6 people, 7.41%)
  4. Blood triglycerides increased (6 people, 7.41%)
  5. Multiple sclerosis (4 people, 4.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (36 people, 44.44%)
  2. Niaspan (32 people, 39.51%)
  3. Simvastatin (16 people, 19.75%)
  4. Lisinopril (15 people, 18.52%)
  5. Metoprolol tartrate (14 people, 17.28%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • palms of hand turn red and itch when exposed to cold lips and tongue tingle and itch

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • After one week I began to have severe itching under the armpits which I cannot stop from scratching. It keeps me awake at night and is a real drag. I have a rash there as well. Should I stop taking the stuff?

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