Related topic: Celebrex, Stevens-johnson syndrome
Review: could Celebrex cause Stevens-johnson syndrome?
Summary: Stevens-johnson syndrome could be caused by Celebrex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Bextra, and have Ill-defined disorder.
We study 72,793 people who have side effects while taking Celebrex from FDA and social media. Among them, 521 have Stevens-johnson syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Stevens-johnson syndrome and more.
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Celebrex (latest outcomes from 74,418 users) has active ingredients of celecoxib. It is often used in arthritis.
Stevens-johnson syndrome (an immune-complex-mediated hypersensitivity disorder. it ranges from mild skin and mucous membrane lesions to a severe) (latest reports from 134,811 patients) has been reported by people with convulsion, high blood pressure, epilepsy, ill-defined disorder, fever.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 72,780 people reported to have side effects when taking Celebrex. Among them, 521 people (0.72%) have Stevens-johnson Syndrome. They amount to 0.39% of all the 134,656 people who have Stevens-johnson Syndrome on eHealthMe.
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||58.59%||12.50%||10.94%||7.81%||10.16%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Stevens-johnson syndrome when taking Celebrex * :
|Stevens-johnson syndrome||67.27%||32.73% |
Age of people who have Stevens-johnson syndrome when taking Celebrex * :
|Stevens-johnson syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.98%||5.15%||23.31%||15.72%||52.85% |
Severity of Stevens-johnson syndrome when taking Celebrex ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Stevens-johnson syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Stevens-johnson syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Stevens-johnson syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Ill-defined disorder (40 people, 7.68%)
- Arthritis (36 people, 6.91%)
- Osteoarthritis (31 people, 5.95%)
- Pain (31 people, 5.95%)
- Arthralgia (25 people, 4.80%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Bextra (127 people, 24.38%)
- Vioxx (55 people, 10.56%)
- Norvasc (37 people, 7.10%)
- Toprol-xl (33 people, 6.33%)
- Prednisone (32 people, 6.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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