Atenolol and Photosensitivity reaction - from FDA reports


Summary

Photosensitivity reaction is found among people who take Atenolol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Celebrex, and have High blood pressure . We study 109,250 people who have side effects while taking Atenolol from FDA. Among them, 98 have Photosensitivity reaction. Find out below who they are, when they have Photosensitivity reaction and more.

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Atenolol

Atenolol has active ingredients of atenolol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Atenolol 114,204 users)

Photosensitivity Reaction

Photosensitivity reaction has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 7,616 Photosensitivity reaction patients).

On Feb, 11, 2017

109,250 people reported to have side effects when taking Atenolol.
Among them, 98 people (0.09%) have Photosensitivity Reaction


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Atenolol cause Photosensitivity reaction?

Time on Atenolol when people have Photosensitivity Reaction *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20 %
  • 10+ years: 40 %

Gender of people who have Photosensitivity Reaction when taking Atenolol *:

  • female: 59.79 %
  • male: 40.21 %

Age of people who have Photosensitivity Reaction when taking Atenolol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.27 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 11.36 %
  • 50-59: 22.73 %
  • 60+: 63.64 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (19 people, 19.39%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (13 people, 13.27%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (9 people, 9.18%)
  • Pain (8 people, 8.16%)
  • Depression (7 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Celebrex (9 people, 9.18%)
  • Omeprazole (8 people, 8.16%)
  • Aspirin (8 people, 8.16%)
  • Lasix (7 people, 7.14%)
  • Simvastatin (6 people, 6.12%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (21 people, 21.43%)
  • Itching (16 people, 16.33%)
  • Weakness (15 people, 15.31%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (13 people, 13.27%)
  • Dizziness (12 people, 12.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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