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Review: could Methocarbamol cause Itching?

Summary: Itching could be caused by Methocarbamol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Pain.

We study 2,754 people who have side effects while taking Methocarbamol from FDA and social media. Among them, 61 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.

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On Apr, 10, 2014: 2,722 people reported to have side effects when taking Methocarbamol. Among them, 61 people (2.24%) have Itching. They amount to 0.01% of all the 536,406 people who have Itching on eHealthMe.

Trend of Itching in Methocarbamol reports

Time on Methocarbamol when people have Itching * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Itching40.00%40.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Methocarbamol * :

FemaleMale
Itching51.56%48.44%

Age of people who have Itching when taking Methocarbamol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Itching0.00%0.00%0.00%1.67%8.33%16.67%21.67%51.67%

Severity of Itching when taking Methocarbamol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Itching0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Itching ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Itching0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (9 people, 14.75%)
  2. Multiple sclerosis (5 people, 8.20%)
  3. Muscle spasms (4 people, 6.56%)
  4. Hypertension (4 people, 6.56%)
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis (4 people, 6.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (24 people, 39.34%)
  2. Lisinopril (16 people, 26.23%)
  3. Simvastatin (12 people, 19.67%)
  4. Gabapentin (12 people, 19.67%)
  5. Temazepam (10 people, 16.39%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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