Review: could Methimazole cause Pruritus?
We study 1,471 people who have side effects while taking Methimazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 50 have Pruritus. Find out below who they are, when they have Pruritus and more.
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Methimazole (latest outcomes from 1,667 users) has active ingredients of methimazole. It is often used in hyperthyroidism.
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) (latest reports from 544,839 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Jul, 14, 2014: 1,471 people reported to have side effects when taking Methimazole. Among them, 52 people (3.54%) have Pruritus. They amount to 0.01% of all the 543,101 people who have Pruritus on eHealthMe.
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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From this study (7 days ago):
Itching just started after they substituted generic for micardis
From this study (1 week ago):
I've been taking Zyrtec everyday since the beginning of December 2013, I just stopped because I found out it was addictive, my last Zyrtec was on Thursday night, since Saturday I've been experiencing severe nausea and headaches along with itching on my head, I would like to know if these symptoms can be related to Zyrtec withdrawl.
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