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Review: could Haldol cause Pruritus?

We study 9,412 people who have side effects while taking Haldol from FDA and social media. Among them, 82 have Pruritus. Find out below who they are, when they have Pruritus and more.

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Haldol

Haldol (latest outcomes from 9,635 users) has active ingredients of haloperidol. It is often used in schizophrenia.

Pruritus

Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) (latest reports from 544,897 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Jul, 31, 2014: 9,412 people reported to have side effects when taking Haldol. Among them, 88 people (0.93%) have Pruritus. They amount to 0.02% of all the 544,897 people who have Pruritus on eHealthMe.

Trend of Pruritus in Haldol reports

Time on Haldol when people have Pruritus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pruritus90.91%0.00%0.00%0.00%9.09%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Pruritus when taking Haldol * :

FemaleMale
Pruritus61.70%38.30%

Age of people who have Pruritus when taking Haldol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pruritus0.00%0.00%1.33%6.67%14.67%32.00%6.67%38.67%

Severity of Pruritus when taking Haldol ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Pruritus ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (12 people, 13.64%)
  2. Hypertension (9 people, 10.23%)
  3. Breast cancer (8 people, 9.09%)
  4. Constipation (6 people, 6.82%)
  5. Nausea (6 people, 6.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Percocet (15 people, 17.05%)
  2. Valium (15 people, 17.05%)
  3. Ativan (15 people, 17.05%)
  4. Compazine (15 people, 17.05%)
  5. Aspirin (14 people, 15.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I've been on Herceptin 10 months. About 2 months ago, I started having sudden bouts of intense itchy skin that I cannot tolerate. It affects different places on my body; arms, chest, neck, back, legs, just about anywhere, and usually more than one place at same time. I generally wipe with a cool washcloth, and lotion up. That helps reduce the intensity of itching, but it's not complete relief.

    Now, for 2 days, I've had a painful rash on my ribs, below the left breast. It is NOT in a fold where an infection could occur. If it matters, the rash is on the same side as the breast cancer.

    I called the cancer center, where a nurse said it was likely shingles. I have been a medical professional in the past, and this does not look like shingles. There is no weeping, no vesicles, it is completely smooth. I take benadryl 50mg 3x daily, and Acyclovir 400mg x2 daily (prophylactically). I'd be surprised if it turns out to be shingles.

    Nothing has explained the itching bouts that I have everywhere else. I've read that Herceptin can cause itching in a small percentage of people. The nurse said that this only occurs as a possible reaction at the beginning of treatment, which is not my case. What do think about the itching? What about the rash?

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