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Review: could Acetaminophen cause Angioedema?

Summary: Angioedema 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 High blood pressure.

We study 69,448 people who have side effects while taking Acetaminophen from FDA and social media. Among them, 261 have Angioedema. Find out below who they are, when they have Angioedema and more.

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Acetaminophen

Acetaminophen has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 70,716 Acetaminophen users)

Angioedema

Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol, diabetes, type 2 diabetes. (latest reports from 10,319 Angioedema patients)

On Feb, 28, 2015: 69,448 people reported to have side effects when taking Acetaminophen. Among them, 261 people (0.38%) have Angioedema.

Trend of Angioedema in Acetaminophen reports

Time on Acetaminophen when people have Angioedema * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Angioedema100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Angioedema when taking Acetaminophen * :

FemaleMale
Angioedema50.92%49.08%

Age of people who have Angioedema when taking Acetaminophen * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Angioedema1.54%9.23%5.38%6.54%10.00%5.77%15.77%45.77%

Severity of Angioedema when taking Acetaminophen ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Angioedema ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (44 people, 16.86%)
  2. Pain (19 people, 7.28%)
  3. Breast cancer (14 people, 5.36%)
  4. Hot flush (14 people, 5.36%)
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis (12 people, 4.60%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (53 people, 20.31%)
  2. Omeprazole (37 people, 14.18%)
  3. Benadryl (33 people, 12.64%)
  4. Simvastatin (29 people, 11.11%)
  5. Ibuprofen (29 people, 11.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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