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Review: could Avelox cause Anaphylaxis?





Summary: Anaphylaxis is found among people who take Avelox, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Sinusitis.

We study 20,148 people who have side effects while taking Avelox from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,731 have Anaphylaxis. Find out below who they are, when they have Anaphylaxis and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Avelox and have Anaphylaxis >>>

Avelox

Avelox has active ingredients of moxifloxacin hydrochloride. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Avelox 20,664 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 28,888 patients)

On Dec, 6, 2014: 20,148 people reported to have side effects when taking Avelox. Among them, 1,731 people (8.59%) have Anaphylaxis.

Trend of Anaphylaxis in Avelox reports

Time on Avelox when people have Anaphylaxis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anaphylaxis98.89%1.11%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Avelox * :

FemaleMale
Anaphylaxis65.67%34.33%

Age of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Avelox * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anaphylaxis0.00%0.00%1.35%7.45%15.32%22.26%28.99%24.64%

Severity of Anaphylaxis when taking Avelox ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Anaphylaxis0.00%0.00%66.67%33.33%

How people recovered from Anaphylaxis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Sinusitis (267 people, 15.42%)
  2. Bronchitis (149 people, 8.61%)
  3. Upper respiratory tract infection (101 people, 5.83%)
  4. Pneumonia (60 people, 3.47%)
  5. Respiratory tract infection (56 people, 3.24%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (69 people, 3.99%)
  2. Singulair (66 people, 3.81%)
  3. Albuterol (56 people, 3.24%)
  4. Synthroid (43 people, 2.48%)
  5. Nasonex (41 people, 2.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Last night went to hospital as i was shaking and dizzy scared it was after my third dose of avelox. is this a side effect? i'm scared to take anything even my regular medications today was shaking
    (Asked by a 31 year old woman who has Breathing - Slowed Or Stopped, Dizzy, Shaky, and takes Percocet, Fentanyl, Avelox)
    Taken pain mess for years got chest infection was given avelox three days ago. Last nights dose I started shaking couldn't breathe so shaky yet I am dehydrated too. I had woke up drank coffee then took my mess regular and started shaking all over again. Drank three glasses of juice and two of water ...
  • Seizure after an epipen injection (1 answer)
    (Asked by a 35 year old woman who has Anaphylactic Reaction, and takes Epipen)
    I am allergic to EVERYTHING, so I usually pre-game with benadryl and wait out the uncomfortable side effects, but this time my tongue started swelling up and I was having trouble breathing so I went to an ER. About 5-7 minutes after they injected me in the thigh with an epipen, I was in mid sentence ...
  • Can thyroid problems bring on anaphylaxis often?
    (Asked by a 71 year old woman who has Anaphylaxis)
    70 yr old previously stong female: Suspicious of thyroid problems...family history. Fatigue, skin, hair changes, slightly swollen, tender tongue at all times. In the last 6 months I've developed food related anaphalaxis. Getting serious, 3 E.R. runs in last 3 months....packing 2 epipens at all tim ...
  • Why does vigamox cause a dilated pupil
    (Asked by a 54 year old woman who has Glaucoma Surgery Baerveldt Implant, and takes Vigamox)
    Ever since I started to take Vigamox 4x/day,my pupil started to stay dilated and not react or react very slowly
  • Will avelox cause a false positive on a drug screening, urine test?
    (Asked by a 28 year old man who takes Avelox)
    My bother is worried he will have a false positive on a urine drug test from taking one Avelox pill, what are the chances he will have a false positive?

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