Review: could Acetaminophen cause Anaphylaxis?


Summary

Anaphylaxis 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 Pain . We study 73,148 people who have side effects while taking Acetaminophen from FDA and social media. Among them, 482 have Anaphylaxis. Find out below who they are, when they have Anaphylaxis and more.

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Acetaminophen

Acetaminophen has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Acetaminophen 76,274 users)

Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death) has been reported by people with asthma, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, preventive health care (latest reports from 41,100 Anaphylaxis patients).

On Nov, 23, 2016

73,148 people reported to have side effects when taking Acetaminophen.
Among them, 482 people (0.66%) have Anaphylaxis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Acetaminophen cause Anaphylaxis?

Time on Acetaminophen when people have Anaphylaxis *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 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 Anaphylaxis when taking Acetaminophen *:

  • female: 58.95 %
  • male: 41.05 %

Age of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Acetaminophen *:

  • 0-1: 0.23 %
  • 2-9: 5.58 %
  • 10-19: 8.14 %
  • 20-29: 9.53 %
  • 30-39: 11.86 %
  • 40-49: 13.72 %
  • 50-59: 20.0 %
  • 60+: 30.93 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (50 people, 10.37%)
  • Prednisolone (30 people, 6.22%)
  • Ibuprofen (30 people, 6.22%)
  • Furosemide (26 people, 5.39%)
  • Simvastatin (25 people, 5.19%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Acetaminophen, learn more)

Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (33 people, 6.85%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Hypotension (76 people, 15.77%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (55 people, 11.41%)
  • Urticaria (42 people, 8.71%)
  • Rashes (37 people, 7.68%)
  • Chest Pain (32 people, 6.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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