Review: could Nucynta cause Itching?
We study 1,478 people who have side effects while taking Nucynta from FDA and social media. Among them, 21 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.
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Nucynta (latest outcomes from 1,684 users) has active ingredients of tapentadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.
Itching (latest reports from 544,884 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Jul, 12, 2014: 1,477 people reported to have side effects when taking Nucynta. Among them, 21 people (1.42%) have Itching. They amount to 0.00% of all the 543,316 people who have Itching on eHealthMe.
Time on Nucynta when people have Itching * :
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Gender of people who have Itching when taking Nucynta * :
Age of people who have Itching when taking Nucynta * :
Severity of Itching when taking Nucynta ** :
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How people recovered from Itching ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (14 people, 66.67%)
- Depression (8 people, 38.10%)
- Intervertebral disc degeneration (8 people, 38.10%)
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (8 people, 38.10%)
- Seasonal allergy (8 people, 38.10%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Wellbutrin xl (9 people, 42.86%)
- Meloxicam (9 people, 42.86%)
- Vicodin (8 people, 38.10%)
- Claritin (8 people, 38.10%)
- Adderall 5 (8 people, 38.10%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
Regine (2 years ago):
I am Regine, 48 years old and a woman. I have been taking Nucinta for a couple weeks now and I find it very effective for pain relieve from two herniated disks. But I have to always decide if the pain is bad enough to want/need to take it. It causes me to itch so much that I have scratches all over my body. Benetril helps somewhat but it makes me so drowsy I can't work. Nucinta does make me a bit high and relaxed and the pain becomes tolerable but the itching is driving me up the wall. Can anybody give me any advice at all on how to relieve it?
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From this study (2 weeks ago):
i have evere itching all over my body and face and eyelids for 8 months now.
8 dermotologists have not been able to diagnose the problem.
it's debilitating me from living a normal life.
thanks in advance
From this study (3 weeks ago):
I have been on cymbalta since January and the last week I have not been taking it consistently. Sunday afternoon I came in and took a shower and have had itching intermittently since. I took some benadryl one night and slept well..itching is all over and to top it off now I am on bactrim for a UTI
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