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 Singulair, and have Sinusitis . We study 22,515 people who have side effects while taking Avelox from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,792 have Anaphylaxis. Find out below who they are, when they have Anaphylaxis and more.

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Avelox

Avelox has active ingredients of moxifloxacin hydrochloride. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Avelox 23,166 users)

Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, drug ineffective, itching (latest reports from 40,058 Anaphylaxis patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

22,515 people reported to have side effects when taking Avelox.
Among them, 1,792 people (7.96%) have Anaphylaxis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Avelox cause Anaphylaxis?

Time on Avelox when people have Anaphylaxis *:

  • < 1 month: 98.89 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 1.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Avelox *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Avelox *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.52 %
  • 20-29: 6.65 %
  • 30-39: 15.05 %
  • 40-49: 22.17 %
  • 50-59: 28.94 %
  • 60+: 25.67 %

Severity if Anaphylaxis when taking Avelox **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 33.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Sinusitis (245 people, 13.67%)
  • Bronchitis (131 people, 7.31%)
  • Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (65 people, 3.63%)
  • Pneumonia (55 people, 3.07%)
  • Respiratory Tract Infection (50 people, 2.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Singulair (58 people, 3.24%)
  • Albuterol (50 people, 2.79%)
  • Advair Diskus 100/50 (43 people, 2.40%)
  • Nasonex (41 people, 2.29%)
  • Spiriva (35 people, 1.95%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dyspnoea (392 people, 21.88%)
  • Pruritus (230 people, 12.83%)
  • Urticaria (207 people, 11.55%)
  • Rash (188 people, 10.49%)
  • Erythema (137 people, 7.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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