Could Effient cause Itching - from FDA reports
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 Stent . We study 6,540 people who have side effects while taking Effient from FDA. Among them, 143 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.
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Effient has active ingredients of prasugrel hydrochloride. It is often used in stent. (latest outcomes from Effient 6,807 users)
Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,326 Itching patients).
On Jan, 11, 2017
6,540 people reported to have side effects when taking Effient.
Among them, 143 people (2.19%) have Itching
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Effient when people have Itching *:
- < 1 month: 90.91 %
- 1 - 6 months: 9.09 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Itching when taking Effient *:
- female: 40.15 %
- male: 59.85 %
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: 1.33 %
- 40-49: 12.0 %
- 50-59: 38.67 %
- 60+: 48.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Stent (28 people, 19.58%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (22 people, 15.38%)
- High Blood Pressure (11 people, 7.69%)
- High Density Lipoprotein Decreased (10 people, 6.99%)
- Low Density Lipoprotein Increased (5 people, 3.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (35 people, 24.48%)
- Niaspan (33 people, 23.08%)
- Crestor (20 people, 13.99%)
- Lisinopril (18 people, 12.59%)
- Metoprolol Tartrate (15 people, 10.49%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (66 people, 46.15%)
- Skin Blushing/flushing (31 people, 21.68%)
- Urticaria (20 people, 13.99%)
- Feeling Hot (16 people, 11.19%)
- Fatigue (10 people, 6.99%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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