Avelox and Rhabdomyolysis - from FDA reports
Rhabdomyolysis is found among people who take Avelox, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Bronchitis. This review analyzes which people have Rhabdomyolysis with Avelox. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 23,490 people who have side effects when taking Avelox from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 12, 2017
23,490 people reported to have side effects when taking Avelox.
Among them, 102 people (0.43%) have Rhabdomyolysis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Avelox when people have Rhabdomyolysis *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 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 Rhabdomyolysis when taking Avelox *:
- female: 35.63 %
- male: 64.37 %
Age of people who have Rhabdomyolysis when taking Avelox *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 2.7 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 13.51 %
- 40-49: 12.16 %
- 50-59: 14.86 %
- 60+: 56.76 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Bronchitis (12 people, 11.76%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (11 people, 10.78%)
- Lung Infection (8 people, 7.84%)
- Fever (5 people, 4.90%)
- Cough (5 people, 4.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (17 people, 16.67%)
- Lovastatin (13 people, 12.75%)
- Warfarin Sodium (12 people, 11.76%)
- Plavix (11 people, 10.78%)
- Furosemide (11 people, 10.78%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased (22 people, 21.57%)
- Weakness (18 people, 17.65%)
- Renal Failure Acute (17 people, 16.67%)
- Acute Kidney Failure (16 people, 15.69%)
- Bleeding Disorders (15 people, 14.71%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I am new and I was wondering who has had this problem and how do you get it treated and is it continuous if you still take abilify? Meaning do you get it treated and it keeps coming back? Also wouldn't a doctor stop this drug if Rhabdomyolysis keeps coming back or once you have it, you have it ...
User reviews to the study
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