Could Haldol cause Pruritus - from FDA reports
Pruritus is found among people who take Haldol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zyprexa, and have Pain . We study 14,971 people who have side effects while taking Haldol from FDA. Among them, 125 have Pruritus. Find out below who they are, when they have Pruritus and more.
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Haldol has active ingredients of haloperidol. It is often used in schizophrenia. (latest outcomes from Haldol 15,354 users)
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,326 Pruritus patients).
On Jan, 09, 2017
14,971 people reported to have side effects when taking Haldol.
Among them, 125 people (0.83%) have Pruritus
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Haldol when people have Pruritus *:
- < 1 month: 63.64 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 27.27 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 9.09 %
Gender of people who have Pruritus when taking Haldol *:
- female: 61.79 %
- male: 38.21 %
Age of people who have Pruritus when taking Haldol *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 2.33 %
- 10-19: 1.16 %
- 20-29: 8.14 %
- 30-39: 13.95 %
- 40-49: 26.74 %
- 50-59: 11.63 %
- 60+: 36.05 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (14 people, 11.20%)
- High Blood Pressure (12 people, 9.60%)
- Schizophrenia (10 people, 8.00%)
- Breast Cancer (10 people, 8.00%)
- Agitation (9 people, 7.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zyprexa (19 people, 15.20%)
- Zofran (17 people, 13.60%)
- Ativan (17 people, 13.60%)
- Reglan (15 people, 12.00%)
- Lasix (15 people, 12.00%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (49 people, 39.20%)
- Nausea (28 people, 22.40%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (26 people, 20.80%)
- Fever (20 people, 16.00%)
- Breathing Difficulty (19 people, 15.20%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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