Related topic: Methimazole, Pruritus
Review: could Methimazole cause Pruritus?
Summary: Pruritus could be caused by Methimazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zantac, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 1,461 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 1,654 users) has active ingredients of methimazole. It is often used in hyperthyroidism.
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) (latest reports from 537,443 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 1,434 people reported to have side effects when taking Methimazole. Among them, 52 people (3.63%) have Pruritus. They amount to 0.01% of all the 536,423 people who have Pruritus on eHealthMe.
Time on Methimazole when people have Pruritus * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
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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On eHealthMe, Methimazole (methimazole) is often used for hyperthyroidism. Find out below the conditions Methimazole is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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Son says something is crawling under his skin..pulling hair out his arms and eyebrows consent picking with skin
From this study (1 week ago):
Itching burning on mainly my feet and lower legs raised boil looking hives and extream sensitivity in my feet
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itching all day long, but worse at night, seems to accompany anxiety attacks
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