Review: could Avelox cause Anaphylaxis?


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 21,097 people who have side effects while taking Avelox from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,767 have Anaphylaxis. Find out below who they are, when they have Anaphylaxis and more.

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Avelox has active ingredients of moxifloxacin hydrochloride. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Avelox 21,688 users)


Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death) has been reported by people with hypotension, rashes, drug ineffective, itching, diarrhea (latest reports from 32,528 Anaphylaxis patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

21,097 people reported to have side effects when taking Avelox.
Among them, 1,767 people (8.38%) have Anaphylaxis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Avelox cause Anaphylaxis?

Time on Avelox when people have Anaphylaxis *:

  • < 1 month: 98.85 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 1.15 %
  • 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: 66.87 %
  • male: 33.13 %

Age of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Avelox *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.55 %
  • 20-29: 6.68 %
  • 30-39: 15.27 %
  • 40-49: 22.08 %
  • 50-59: 29.0 %
  • 60+: 25.42 %

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 (240 people)
  • Bronchitis (129 people)
  • Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (63 people)
  • Pneumonia (55 people)
  • Respiratory Tract Infection (50 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Singulair (55 people)
  • Albuterol (50 people)
  • Advair Diskus 100/50 (43 people)
  • Nasonex (40 people)
  • Spiriva (35 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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