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Review: could Avelox cause Anaphylaxis?

Summary: Anaphylaxis could be caused by Avelox, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Sinusitis.

We study 20,140 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.

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Avelox

Avelox (latest outcomes from 20,656 users) has active ingredients of moxifloxacin hydrochloride. It is often used in sinusitis.

Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death) (latest reports from 107,197 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, asthma, high blood pressure, premedication, pain.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 20,076 people reported to have side effects when taking Avelox. Among them, 1,731 people (8.62%) have Anaphylaxis. They amount to 1.62% of all the 106,907 people who have Anaphylaxis on eHealthMe.

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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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • O.K so I've taken Avelox I before,Today I was given 1 dose of Avelox and within 1/2hr I went into an Anaphylaxis Shock. It was a horrible feeling I thought i was going to die.Symptoms were severe decrease of Blood Pressure,Tachycardia,Numbness of throat and mouth,stomachache,vomiting and severe sweats. Couldn't believe this could happen to me being that i've taken Avelox before for severe Sinusitis.

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  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • Ambulance given oxygen. gurney to bed.EMT left. Suddenly ER formed a defensive drill/plan against me?. IV BAG never connected.Outside non ER DR called in. ER.Saw him twice 2008. Then 2009/ER. I was isolated.refuse my urine.Dr not want drug identified.I was ER in 2008. ER ignored reaction to antibiotic.and no urine.2009 IV bag never in my arm.Do not treat her for shock or anything. Nurse, "are you angry." I said, No, why? She left. Gave me pause 7000 bill. I'm docile condition/ hearing and seeing good. guards.no drink, towels or soap. The Male guard followed me to bathroom. please stay outside bathroom. Lockdown. new guards against my door inside? This doctor had something to prove into my room next day hand me drug to lose lucidness.Why? He said, you didn't have shock, you liar and he kept poking me pushed me down on the bed. I got up and said. What are you doing in my hospital room. You're not my doctor. Why are you here.He said to me causing me to almost go into another kind of shock, He said, See that building over there. He said, I am going to have you committed for the rest of your life. Why? He must be disgruntled.how can a stranger to me acquire that much hate for a little woman. I'm basicallly a very strong woman of character but this was a maniac. He said psychiatrist be in an hour. he will put you away...What I know now he insinuated himself in my ER He Shouted at the guard. Get out, he shouted..Stayed awake all night..He left. The psychiatrist came in.My son was with me as soon as that other doctor left. He walked in.The new doctor spoke to me a few niutes and said he didn't think there was any problem with me or a need for him. New Dr. said, get the records and see what they say about you. He left. I was released promptly.De Monterio got very angry later forged the psche's name and sent out alert to all hospitals. Do not treat. Same on private physicians data base. I can't get any help in Northen Cal maybe entire state.

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