Acetaminophen and Itching - from FDA reports


Summary

Itching is found among people who take Acetaminophen, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Itching with Acetaminophen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 74,615 people who have side effects when taking Acetaminophen from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 21, 2017

74,615 people reported to have side effects when taking Acetaminophen.
Among them, 1,334 people (1.79%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Acetaminophen cause Itching?

Time on Acetaminophen when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 88.97 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.82 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.74 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.47 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Acetaminophen *:

  • female: 65.98 %
  • male: 34.02 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Acetaminophen *:

  • 0-1: 0.34 %
  • 2-9: 2.4 %
  • 10-19: 4.37 %
  • 20-29: 5.05 %
  • 30-39: 10.87 %
  • 40-49: 12.33 %
  • 50-59: 20.55 %
  • 60+: 44.09 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (108 people, 8.10%)
  • High Blood Pressure (97 people, 7.27%)
  • Preventive Health Care (51 people, 3.82%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (50 people, 3.75%)
  • Osteoporosis (40 people, 3.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (155 people, 11.62%)
  • Omeprazole (122 people, 9.15%)
  • Folic Acid (110 people, 8.25%)
  • Furosemide (100 people, 7.50%)
  • Methotrexate (92 people, 6.90%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (440 people, 32.98%)
  • Nausea (186 people, 13.94%)
  • Fatigue (164 people, 12.29%)
  • Weakness (163 people, 12.22%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (160 people, 11.99%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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