Review: could Effient cause Itching?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 5, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 2,589 people who take Effient. Among them, 81 have Itching. See who they are, when they have Itching and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Effient (latest outcomes from 2,679 users) has active ingredients of prasugrel hydrochloride. It is often used in stent, blood clots. Commonly reported side effects of Effient include chest pain, chest pain aggravated, heart attack, haemorrhage, breathing difficulty.
Itching (latest reports from 519,887 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Feb, 15, 2014: 2,172 people reported to have side effects when taking Effient. Among them, 49 people (2.26%) have Itching.
Time on Effient when people have Itching * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Itching when taking Effient * :
Age of people who have Itching when taking Effient * :
Severity of Itching when taking Effient ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Itching ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis (4 people, 8.16%)
- Stent placement (4 people, 8.16%)
- Myocardial infarction (4 people, 8.16%)
- Dyslipidaemia (3 people, 6.12%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (3 people, 6.12%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (24 people, 48.98%)
- Niaspan (17 people, 34.69%)
- Lisinopril (13 people, 26.53%)
- Simvastatin (11 people, 22.45%)
- Metoprolol tartrate (10 people, 20.41%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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itching is worst on hands & forearms. fingers especially. also some facial swelling-cheeks, lips & around eyes.
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