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 544,813 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.
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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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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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I keep having an allergic reaction while ONLY in my apartment. I've had these symptoms with (worsening over time) since moving in. I would like to know if I have a possible mold allergy because my place is very old and has no ventilation.
My symptoms such as the swelling, edema, throat tightness, and trouble breathing all go away within forty minutes of leaving my apartment and return within thirty minutes of being home. I also have greater mental clarity while away from home. I would like to pinpoint what is making me react. I own two cats, but I have never reacted to them before.
My symptoms with the swelling also worsen upon eating soy sauce, cheese, or when I add salt, which has never been an issue until the recent weeks, about the time my throat started mildly closing. Soy sauce made my ankles triple in size for three days, as well as my calves and feet. I couldn't bend my toes or fit my shoes and I had difficulty breathing and strange tingling in my calves and ankles. I have never even mildly swollen from any foods in my life.
I have only tried Zyrtec and Claritin. Zyrtec keeps away all the swelling, but Claritin doesn't. Claritin did help me with my dog allergy, but it is not with whatever is going on in my apartment.
kathym on Jun, 23, 2014:
Probably either toxic mold or pesticides you should move. Wish it was better news. I've had MCS for 17 yrs and if you don't do something about your situation you may have permanent damage to your immune system.
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