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Related topic: Effient, Itching

Review: could Effient cause Itching?

Summary: Itching could be caused by Effient, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Blood cholesterol increased.

We study 2,594 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 2,684 users) has active ingredients of prasugrel hydrochloride. It is often used in stent.

Itching

Itching (latest reports from 537,440 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 2,592 people reported to have side effects when taking Effient. Among them, 81 people (3.12%) have Itching. They amount to 0.02% of all the 536,800 people who have Itching on eHealthMe.

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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • Son says something is crawling under his skin..pulling hair out his arms and eyebrows consent picking with skin

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Itching burning on mainly my feet and lower legs raised boil looking hives and extream sensitivity in my feet

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • itching all day long, but worse at night, seems to accompany anxiety attacks

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