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Review: could Spiriva cause Pruritus?

We study 49,966 people who have side effects while taking Spiriva from FDA and social media. Among them, 621 have Pruritus. Find out below who they are, when they have Pruritus and more.

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Spiriva

Spiriva (latest outcomes from 50,444 users) has active ingredients of tiotropium bromide monohydrate. It is often used in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Pruritus

Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) (latest reports from 544,919 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Jul, 18, 2014: 49,963 people reported to have side effects when taking Spiriva. Among them, 621 people (1.24%) have Pruritus. They amount to 0.11% of all the 543,804 people who have Pruritus on eHealthMe.

Trend of Pruritus in Spiriva reports

Time on Spiriva when people have Pruritus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pruritus41.77%39.24%7.59%3.80%6.33%1.27%0.00%

Gender of people who have Pruritus when taking Spiriva * :

FemaleMale
Pruritus58.81%41.19%

Age of people who have Pruritus when taking Spiriva * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pruritus0.38%0.00%0.00%0.19%2.10%4.95%16.76%75.62%

Severity of Pruritus when taking Spiriva ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Pruritus0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Pruritus ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (227 people, 36.55%)
  2. Hypertension (85 people, 13.69%)
  3. Emphysema (81 people, 13.04%)
  4. Asthma (79 people, 12.72%)
  5. Dyspnoea (38 people, 6.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (112 people, 18.04%)
  2. Albuterol (101 people, 16.26%)
  3. Singulair (75 people, 12.08%)
  4. Lasix (63 people, 10.14%)
  5. Xanax (62 people, 9.98%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • The rash is on neckline at shoulders and extends about 3 inches up on the scalp from ear to ear. The rash on the back is across the shoulders and extends about 5-6 inches doon between shoulder blades. It has been treated with prednisone, topical steroids, etc. I have changed shampoos, use no sprays, have changed soaps that clothes are cleaned in, have stopped all meds at different intervals to see if it was ingested. Nothing has changed the continuation of the rash. Spiriva is the one constant since it started 5 months ago. I have changed corticosteroids. I have noticed that it seems to be worse in the late evening and I use the Spiriva inhaler at 4 PM each day.

    Reply

    kim on Oct, 15, 2012:

    It sounds like you may have stevens - johnson syndrome.

    Reply

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