Could Advil cause Anaphylaxis - from FDA reports


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 Avelox, and have Headache . We study 30,916 people who have side effects while taking Advil from FDA. Among them, 173 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 pain. (latest outcomes from Advil 32,723 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 41,103 Anaphylaxis patients).

On Dec, 28, 2016

30,916 people reported to have side effects when taking Advil.
Among them, 173 people (0.56%) have Anaphylaxis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Advil cause Anaphylaxis?

Time on Advil when people have Anaphylaxis *:

  • < 1 month: 94.83 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 1.72 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.72 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 1.72 %

Gender of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Advil *:

  • female: 70.3 %
  • male: 29.7 %

Age of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Advil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 6.06 %
  • 10-19: 10.61 %
  • 20-29: 13.64 %
  • 30-39: 9.85 %
  • 40-49: 24.24 %
  • 50-59: 18.18 %
  • 60+: 17.42 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Headache (24 people, 13.87%)
  • Pain (15 people, 8.67%)
  • Fever (8 people, 4.62%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (6 people, 3.47%)
  • Toothaches (5 people, 2.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Avelox (8 people, 4.62%)
  • Tylenol (7 people, 4.05%)
  • Synthroid (6 people, 3.47%)
  • Methotrexate (6 people, 3.47%)
  • Flagyl (6 people, 3.47%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (21 people, 12.14%)
  • Chest Pain (20 people, 11.56%)
  • Hypersensitivity (19 people, 10.98%)
  • Rashes (17 people, 9.83%)
  • Itching (17 people, 9.83%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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