Review: could Celebrex cause Stevens-johnson syndrome (Erythema multiforme)?
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 72,916 people who have side effects while taking Celebrex from FDA and social media. Among them, 522 have Stevens-johnson syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Stevens-johnson syndrome and more.
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Celebrex has active ingredients of celecoxib. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from 74,558 Celebrex users)
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 convulsion, high blood pressure, epilepsy, ill-defined disorder, fever. (latest reports from 27,934 Stevens-johnson syndrome patients)
On Apr, 3, 2015: 72,911 people reported to have side effects when taking Celebrex. Among them, 522 people (0.72%) have Stevens-johnson Syndrome.
Time on Celebrex when people have Stevens-johnson syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Stevens-johnson syndrome||58.14%||13.18%||10.85%||7.75%||10.08%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Stevens-johnson syndrome when taking Celebrex * :
|Stevens-johnson syndrome||67.32%||32.68% |
Age of people who have Stevens-johnson syndrome when taking Celebrex * :
|Stevens-johnson syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.97%||5.14%||23.24%||15.95%||52.70% |
Severity of Stevens-johnson syndrome when taking Celebrex ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Stevens-johnson syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
How people recovered from Stevens-johnson syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Stevens-johnson syndrome||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Ill-defined disorder (40 people, 7.66%)
- Arthritis (36 people, 6.90%)
- Osteoarthritis (31 people, 5.94%)
- Pain (31 people, 5.94%)
- Arthralgia (25 people, 4.79%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Bextra (128 people, 24.52%)
- Vioxx (55 people, 10.54%)
- Norvasc (37 people, 7.09%)
- Toprol-xl (33 people, 6.32%)
- Prednisone (32 people, 6.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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