Review: could Celebrex cause Anaphylaxis?
Summary: Anaphylaxis is found among people who take Celebrex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Arthritis.
We study 72,903 people who have side effects while taking Celebrex from FDA and social media. Among them, 391 have Anaphylaxis. Find out below who they are, when they have Anaphylaxis and more.
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Celebrex has active ingredients of celecoxib. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from 74,550 Celebrex users)
Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, asthma, high blood pressure, premedication, pain. (latest reports from 28,935 Anaphylaxis patients)
On Mar, 2, 2015: 72,903 people reported to have side effects when taking Celebrex. Among them, 391 people (0.54%) have Anaphylaxis.
Time on Celebrex when people have Anaphylaxis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Celebrex * :
Age of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Celebrex * :
Severity of Anaphylaxis when taking Celebrex ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Anaphylaxis ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Arthritis (44 people, 11.25%)
- Back pain (25 people, 6.39%)
- Osteoarthritis (24 people, 6.14%)
- Pain (20 people, 5.12%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (18 people, 4.60%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (31 people, 7.93%)
- Synthroid (25 people, 6.39%)
- Lipitor (24 people, 6.14%)
- Nexium (20 people, 5.12%)
- Albuterol (19 people, 4.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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