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Review: could Ursodiol cause Itching?

Summary: Itching could be caused by Ursodiol, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Tacrolimus, and have Prophylaxis.

We study people who have side effects while taking Ursodiol from FDA and social media. Among them, 89 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.

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Ursodiol

Ursodiol (latest outcomes from 3,427 users) has active ingredients of ursodiol. It is often used in biliary cirrhosis primary.

Itching

Itching (latest reports from 537,411 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 3,349 people reported to have side effects when taking Ursodiol. Among them, 89 people (2.66%) have Itching. They amount to 0.02% of all the 536,404 people who have Itching on eHealthMe.

Trend of Itching in Ursodiol reports

Time on Ursodiol when people have Itching * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Itching33.33%62.50%4.17%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Ursodiol * :

FemaleMale
Itching69.23%30.77%

Age of people who have Itching when taking Ursodiol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Itching1.27%2.53%7.59%10.13%11.39%5.06%34.18%27.85%

Severity of Itching when taking Ursodiol ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Itching ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prophylaxis (20 people, 22.47%)
  2. Bone marrow conditioning regimen (15 people, 16.85%)
  3. Hypertension (14 people, 15.73%)
  4. Aplastic anaemia (8 people, 8.99%)
  5. Pruritus (8 people, 8.99%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Tacrolimus (25 people, 28.09%)
  2. Acyclovir (23 people, 25.84%)
  3. Furosemide (21 people, 23.60%)
  4. Thymoglobulin (19 people, 21.35%)
  5. Methylprednisolone sodium succinate (16 people, 17.98%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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