Review: could Celebrex cause Stevens-johnson syndrome?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 4, 2014)
Severity ratings: 4.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 72,745 people who take Celebrex. Among them, 521 have Stevens-johnson syndrome. See who they are, when they have Stevens-johnson syndrome and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Celebrex (latest outcomes from 74,396 users) has active ingredients of celecoxib. It is often used in arthritis, osteoarthritis. Commonly reported side effects of Celebrex include heart attack, stroke, pain, pain exacerbated, nausea.
Stevens-johnson syndrome (an immune-complex-mediated hypersensitivity disorder. it ranges from mild skin and mucous membrane lesions to a severe) (latest reports from 133,003 patients) has been reported by people with convulsion, high blood pressure, epilepsy, ill-defined disorder, fever.
On Feb, 18, 2014: 70,418 people reported to have side effects when taking Celebrex. Among them, 510 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||57.94%||12.70%||11.11%||7.94%||10.32%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Stevens-johnson syndrome when taking Celebrex * :
|Stevens-johnson syndrome||67.16%||32.84% |
Age of people who have Stevens-johnson syndrome when taking Celebrex * :
|Stevens-johnson syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.07%||5.31%||24.02%||16.20%||51.40% |
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, 7.84%)
- Arthritis (36 people, 7.06%)
- Osteoarthritis (31 people, 6.08%)
- Pain (27 people, 5.29%)
- Arthralgia (25 people, 4.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Bextra (127 people, 24.90%)
- Vioxx (55 people, 10.78%)
- Norvasc (35 people, 6.86%)
- Toprol-xl (33 people, 6.47%)
- Prednisone (32 people, 6.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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