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 3,235 people who have side effects while taking Effient from FDA and social media. Among them, 80 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 3,314 users)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, drug ineffective, diarrhea (latest reports from 109,065 Itching patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

3,235 people reported to have side effects when taking Effient.
Among them, 80 people (2.47%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Effient cause Itching?

Time on Effient when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 76.92 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 7.69 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.69 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Effient *:

  • female: 35 %
  • male: 65 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Effient *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 10.64 %
  • 50-59: 40.43 %
  • 60+: 48.94 %

Severity if Itching when taking Effient **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Itching **:

  • while on drug: 50 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Density Lipoprotein Decreased (10 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (10 people)
  • Blood Triglycerides Increased (9 people)
  • Stent Placement (7 people)
  • Hypertension (6 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (35 people)
  • Niaspan (32 people)
  • Lisinopril (18 people)
  • Simvastatin (15 people)
  • Metoprolol Tartrate (15 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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