Celebrex and Stevens-johnson syndrome - from FDA reports


Summary

Stevens-johnson syndrome 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 Bextra, and have Ill-defined disorder . We study 94,150 people who have side effects while taking Celebrex from FDA. Among them, 543 have Stevens-johnson syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Stevens-johnson syndrome and more.

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Celebrex

Celebrex has active ingredients of celecoxib. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from Celebrex 96,979 users)

Stevens-johnson Syndrome

Stevens-johnson syndrome (an immune-complex-mediated hypersensitivity disorder. it ranges from mild skin and mucous membrane lesions to a severe) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, convulsion, epilepsy, bipolar disorder, fever (latest reports from 34,801 Stevens-johnson syndrome patients).

On Jan, 25, 2017

94,150 people reported to have side effects when taking Celebrex.
Among them, 543 people (0.58%) have Stevens-johnson Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Celebrex cause Stevens-johnson syndrome?

Time on Celebrex when people have Stevens-johnson Syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 55.38 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.85 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.54 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.54 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Stevens-johnson Syndrome when taking Celebrex *:

  • female: 65.48 %
  • male: 34.52 %

Age of people who have Stevens-johnson Syndrome when taking Celebrex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.6 %
  • 20-29: 3.6 %
  • 30-39: 5.71 %
  • 40-49: 21.32 %
  • 50-59: 16.22 %
  • 60+: 52.55 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Ill-Defined Disorder (38 people, 7.00%)
  • Pain (33 people, 6.08%)
  • Arthritis (32 people, 5.89%)
  • Osteoarthritis (27 people, 4.97%)
  • Joint Pain (22 people, 4.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Bextra (120 people, 22.10%)
  • Vioxx (50 people, 9.21%)
  • Norvasc (31 people, 5.71%)
  • Lipitor (31 people, 5.71%)
  • Acetaminophen (30 people, 5.52%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Heart Attack (103 people, 18.97%)
  • Thrombosis (93 people, 17.13%)
  • Pulmonary Embolism (87 people, 16.02%)
  • Stroke (86 people, 15.84%)
  • Organ Failure (86 people, 15.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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