Review: could Methimazole cause Pruritus?
This is a review of Pruritus (Itching) by studying 1,422 people who take Methimazole. We analyze: the time on Methimazole when people have Pruritus, gender and age of these people, the severity of Pruritus, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Methimazole. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Methimazole (latest outcomes from 1,646 users) has active ingredients of methimazole. It is often used in hyperthyroidism, graves disease. Commonly reported side effects of Methimazole include fever, rashes, hyperthyroidism, weakness, agranulocytosis.
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) (latest reports from 515,657 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 1,356 people reported to have side effects when taking Methimazole. Among them, 52 people (3.83%) have Pruritus.
Time on Methimazole when people have Pruritus * :
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Gender of people who have Pruritus when taking Methimazole * :
Age of people who have Pruritus when taking Methimazole * :
Severity of Pruritus when taking Methimazole ** :
How people recovered from Pruritus ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (13 people, 25.00%)
- Mastocytosis (11 people, 21.15%)
- Hyperthyroidism (9 people, 17.31%)
- Pain (5 people, 9.62%)
- Diabetes mellitus (5 people, 9.62%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zantac (17 people, 32.69%)
- Valium (15 people, 28.85%)
- Tapazole (14 people, 26.92%)
- Aredia (13 people, 25.00%)
- Zyrtec (13 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Have Taken ropinirole 1mg 3 tabs before bed time. Pharmacy changed mfg. Severe i
itching.for approx same amt. of time. Cannot afford brand.
Disc all other vitamin suplements
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mainly on back with acne like bumps that scab when picked. also on buttocks hips and back of upper legs
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