Effient and Itching - from FDA reports
Itching is found among people who take Effient, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Itching with Effient. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,053 people who have side effects when taking Effient from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Dec, 21, 2017
7,053 people reported to have side effects when taking Effient.
Among them, 153 people (2.17%) have Itching
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Effient when people have Itching *:
- < 1 month: 91.3 %
- 1 - 6 months: 8.7 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Itching when taking Effient *:
- female: 40.82 %
- male: 59.18 %
Age of people who have Itching when taking Effient *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 1.2 %
- 40-49: 10.84 %
- 50-59: 36.14 %
- 60+: 51.81 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (23 people, 15.03%)
- High Blood Pressure (11 people, 7.19%)
- High Density Lipoprotein Decreased (10 people, 6.54%)
- Low Density Lipoprotein Increased (5 people, 3.27%)
- Coronary Heart Disease (5 people, 3.27%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (35 people, 22.88%)
- Niaspan (33 people, 21.57%)
- Crestor (20 people, 13.07%)
- Lisinopril (18 people, 11.76%)
- Plavix (16 people, 10.46%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (70 people, 45.75%)
- Skin Blushing/flushing (31 people, 20.26%)
- Urticaria (20 people, 13.07%)
- Feeling Hot (16 people, 10.46%)
- Fatigue (11 people, 7.19%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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