Review: could Advil cause Anaphylaxis?
We study 21,417 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 (latest outcomes from 22,793 users) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain.
Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death) (latest reports from 108,045 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, asthma, high blood pressure, premedication, pain.
On Jun, 25, 2014: 21,413 people reported to have side effects when taking Advil. Among them, 150 people (0.70%) have Anaphylaxis. They amount to 0.14% of all the 107,947 people who have Anaphylaxis on eHealthMe.
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How people recovered from Anaphylaxis ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Headache (17 people, 11.33%)
- Pain (11 people, 7.33%)
- Pyrexia (7 people, 4.67%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (6 people, 4.00%)
- Hangover (6 people, 4.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Advil liqui-gels (25 people, 16.67%)
- Avelox (8 people, 5.33%)
- Multi-vitamins (7 people, 4.67%)
- Methotrexate (6 people, 4.00%)
- Engov (6 people, 4.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Lorikeet on May, 20, 2012:
Life threatening anaphylaxis required emergency ambulance and hospitalisation incl. blood pressure dropped to 70 / 40; 800 ml adrenaline adminster by paramedics; + 2 days hospitalisation and anti-histamine by drip.
SteveP on Jan, 13, 2013:
Ibuprofen and Aspirin are anti-inflammatory medicines that cause anaphylactic shock if I take them. I didn’t understand the relationship until I had Nurofen and cramps came on then I had an Asthma attack and needed adrenalin within 30 minutes. I had been very careful after that then I was in the USA and had a stomach upset and took Alka Seltzer and the reaction was immediate and the same as the Nurofen. This time I had to be rushed to ER which was fortunately only 20 minutes away.
I now have a bracelet and adrenalin pen just in case
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