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Review: could Advil cause Anaphylaxis?





Summary: Anaphylaxis is found among people who take Advil, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Advil liqui-gels, and have Headache.

We study 21,433 people who have side effects while taking Advil from FDA and social media. Among them, 150 have Anaphylaxis. Find out below who they are, when they have Anaphylaxis and more.

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Advil

Advil has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in headache. (latest outcomes from Advil 22,816 users)

Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, asthma, high blood pressure, premedication, pain.(latest reports from Anaphylaxis 28,929 patients)

On Dec, 5, 2014: 21,433 people reported to have side effects when taking Advil. Among them, 150 people (0.70%) have Anaphylaxis.

Trend of Anaphylaxis in Advil reports

Time on Advil when people have Anaphylaxis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anaphylaxis93.33%3.33%0.00%1.67%0.00%0.00%1.67%

Gender of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Advil * :

FemaleMale
Anaphylaxis68.83%31.17%

Age of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Advil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anaphylaxis0.00%7.02%10.53%14.04%8.77%25.44%20.18%14.04%

Severity of Anaphylaxis when taking Advil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Anaphylaxis0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Anaphylaxis ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Anaphylaxis0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Headache (17 people, 11.33%)
  2. Pain (11 people, 7.33%)
  3. Pyrexia (7 people, 4.67%)
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis (6 people, 4.00%)
  5. Hangover (6 people, 4.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Advil liqui-gels (25 people, 16.67%)
  2. Avelox (8 people, 5.33%)
  3. Multi-vitamins (7 people, 4.67%)
  4. Methotrexate (6 people, 4.00%)
  5. Engov (6 people, 4.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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