Could Cefazolin cause Anaphylaxis - from FDA reports


Summary

Anaphylaxis is found among people who take Cefazolin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Propofol, and have Anaesthesia . We study 7,198 people who have side effects while taking Cefazolin from FDA. Among them, 432 have Anaphylaxis. Find out below who they are, when they have Anaphylaxis and more.

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Cefazolin

Cefazolin has active ingredients of cefazolin sodium. (latest outcomes from Cefazolin 7,220 users)

Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death) has been reported by people with asthma, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, preventive health care (latest reports from 41,102 Anaphylaxis patients).

On Dec, 25, 2016

7,198 people reported to have side effects when taking Cefazolin.
Among them, 432 people (6.0%) have Anaphylaxis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cefazolin cause Anaphylaxis?

Time on Cefazolin when people have Anaphylaxis *:

  • < 1 month: 98.75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 1.25 %
  • 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 Cefazolin *:

  • female: 58.41 %
  • male: 41.59 %

Age of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Cefazolin *:

  • 0-1: 0.26 %
  • 2-9: 0.78 %
  • 10-19: 6.72 %
  • 20-29: 6.72 %
  • 30-39: 19.38 %
  • 40-49: 13.44 %
  • 50-59: 15.5 %
  • 60+: 37.21 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Anaesthesia (51 people, 11.81%)
  • Preventive Health Care (37 people, 8.56%)
  • General Anaesthesia (18 people, 4.17%)
  • Surgery (17 people, 3.94%)
  • Neuromuscular Blockade Reversal (8 people, 1.85%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Propofol (83 people, 19.21%)
  • Diprivan (53 people, 12.27%)
  • Fentanyl (44 people, 10.19%)
  • Sevoflurane (35 people, 8.10%)
  • Vecuronium Bromide (29 people, 6.71%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Hypotension (123 people, 28.47%)
  • Rashes (64 people, 14.81%)
  • Cardiac Arrest (31 people, 7.18%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (26 people, 6.02%)
  • Arrhythmias (26 people, 6.02%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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