Dermatology Community
Itching
About This Community:

This forum is for questions regarding Dermatology issues, such as: rashes, acne, birthmarks, skin infections, rosacea, and general skin care.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Itching

Can any of the following cause persistent itching of skin and scalp (no rash):  nexium, zetia, zocor, diazide, benicar, clarinex, arthrotec?
Related Discussions
Avatar_f_tn
Hi,
When you have an allergic reaction to a substance, histamine and other chemicals are released into your bloodstream, causing itching, swelling, and other symptoms.
Many substances can trigger hives:
Medications
Shellfish, fish, nuts, eggs, milk, and other foods
Pollen
If you have noticed these symptoms specifically after taking a particular drug then one of them could be the cause.
You cannot discontinue all medications and try to figure out which one it is, which is usually the way the trigger substance is identified.
You can take anti-histamines to trreat this and apply Calamine lotion on the affected areas.
You could meet with an allergist and and discuss what options you have regarding this issue.
ref:http://www.myonlinewellness.com/topic/adam1000845
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Dermatology Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Dermatology Answerers
995833_tn?1375604252
Blank
maatson
Other
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
PMDER1
San francisco, CA
209987_tn?1418913008
Blank
tschock
AB