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Review: could Effient cause Itching?





Summary: Itching is found among people who take Effient, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Blood cholesterol increased.

We study 2,611 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 has active ingredients of prasugrel hydrochloride. It is often used in stent. (latest outcomes from Effient 2,704 users)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.(latest reports from Itching 87,571 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 2,610 people reported to have side effects when taking Effient. Among them, 81 people (3.10%) 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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