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Review: could Nucynta cause Itching?

Summary: Itching is found among people who take Nucynta, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Wellbutrin xl, and have Pain.

We study 1,494 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

Nucynta has active ingredients of tapentadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 1,700 Nucynta users)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 88,292 Itching patients)

On Mar, 16, 2015: 1,494 people reported to have side effects when taking Nucynta. Among them, 21 people (1.41%) have Itching.

Trend of Itching in Nucynta reports

Time on Nucynta when people have Itching * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Itching69.23%15.38%7.69%0.00%7.69%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Nucynta * :

FemaleMale
Itching81.48%18.52%

Age of people who have Itching when taking Nucynta * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Itching0.00%0.00%3.85%0.00%11.54%50.00%15.38%19.23%

Severity of Itching when taking Nucynta ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Itching0.00%66.67%0.00%33.33%

How people recovered from Itching ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Itching50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (14 people, 66.67%)
  2. Depression (8 people, 38.10%)
  3. Intervertebral disc degeneration (8 people, 38.10%)
  4. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (8 people, 38.10%)
  5. Seasonal allergy (8 people, 38.10%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Wellbutrin xl (9 people, 42.86%)
  2. Meloxicam (9 people, 42.86%)
  3. Vicodin (8 people, 38.10%)
  4. Claritin (8 people, 38.10%)
  5. 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 (3 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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