Could Acetaminophen cause Angioedema - from FDA reports


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 73,148 people who have side effects while taking Acetaminophen from FDA. Among them, 268 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 Acetaminophen 76,274 users)

Angioedema

Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, diabetes, high blood cholesterol, type 2 diabetes (latest reports from 18,681 Angioedema patients).

On Nov, 19, 2016

73,148 people reported to have side effects when taking Acetaminophen.
Among them, 268 people (0.37%) have Angioedema


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Acetaminophen cause Angioedema?

Time on Acetaminophen when people have Angioedema *:

  • < 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 Angioedema when taking Acetaminophen *:

  • female: 52.65 %
  • male: 47.35 %

Age of people who have Angioedema when taking Acetaminophen *:

  • 0-1: 0.86 %
  • 2-9: 5.58 %
  • 10-19: 4.72 %
  • 20-29: 6.01 %
  • 30-39: 12.45 %
  • 40-49: 7.3 %
  • 50-59: 16.31 %
  • 60+: 46.78 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (47 people, 17.54%)
  • Omeprazole (39 people, 14.55%)
  • Ibuprofen (33 people, 12.31%)
  • Simvastatin (29 people, 10.82%)
  • Lisinopril (25 people, 9.33%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (38 people, 14.18%)
  • Hot Flush (15 people, 5.60%)
  • Breast Cancer (15 people, 5.60%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Urticaria (52 people, 19.40%)
  • Rashes (35 people, 13.06%)
  • Swollen Tongue (34 people, 12.69%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (31 people, 11.57%)
  • High Blood Pressure (29 people, 10.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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