Alcohol side effects - from FDA reports


In this review, we analyze Alcohol side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Alcohol. The review is based on 6,975 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

Alcohol

Alcohol has active ingredients of alcohol. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Alcohol 7,142 users)


On Jun, 02, 2018

6,975 people who take Alcohol are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Alcohol side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • Suicide attempt
  • Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min)
  • Intentional overdose
  • Vomiting
  • Alcohol poisoning
  • Multiple drug overdose intentional
  • Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
  • Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  • Sopor (sleep)
  • Aggression
1 - 6 months:
  • Weight increased
  • Rash
  • Bacillus infection
  • Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dyspepsia (indigestion)
  • Eye irritation
  • Fungal infection
  • Implant site pain
  • Inflammation
6 - 12 months:
  • Foetal exposure during pregnancy (exposing your unborn child to contraindicated in pregnancy leads birth defect)
  • Jaundice neonatal (yellowing of skin in neonate)
  • Local swelling (swelling at the site of some application of substance or injury)
  • Weight decrease neonatal
1 - 2 years:
  • Application site haematoma (collection of blood outside the blood vessels at application site)
2 - 5 years:
  • Meningitis bacterial (bacterial inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord, known collectively as the meninges)
  • Pain in extremity
5 - 10 years:
  • Swelling
10+ years:
  • Cardiac valve vegetation (heart valve abnormal growth)
  • Inflammation
not specified:
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Suicide attempt
  • Overdose
  • Death
  • Substance abuse
  • Vomiting
  • Intentional overdose
  • Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
  • Aggression
  • Weight decreased

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Suicide attempt
  • Vomiting
  • Death
  • Overdose
  • Intentional overdose
  • Substance abuse
  • Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min)
  • Alcohol poisoning
  • Loss of consciousness
male:
  • Suicide attempt
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Substance abuse
  • Overdose
  • Death
  • Vomiting
  • Aggression
  • Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
  • Alcohol poisoning
  • Drug abuse

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • Visual impairment
  • Premature baby
  • Congenital tricuspid valve stenosis (narrowing of heart valve by birth)
  • Hypermetropia (abnormal condition in which vision for distant objects is better than for near objects)
  • Small for dates baby (an unborn baby is growing more slowly and is smaller than most babies are at the same age)
  • Anaphylactic reaction (serious allergic reaction)
  • Drug exposure during pregnancy
  • Failure to thrive (inadequate weight gain and physical growth in children)
  • Feeling jittery
  • Maternal drugs affecting foetus (chemical affecting the baby before birth taken by mother)
2-9:
  • Injection site pain
  • Injection site rash
  • Bacterial sepsis
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dysarthria (speech disorder)
  • Fungal infection
  • Parosmia (distortion of the sense of smell, as in smelling odours that are not present)
  • Reflexes abnormal (body receives a certain stimulus not normally)
  • Scab (a hard coating on the skin formed during the wound healing)
  • Somnambulism (sleep walking)
10-19:
  • Vomiting
  • Overdose
  • Substance abuse
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Drug abuse
  • Intentional overdose
  • Unresponsive to stimuli
  • Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
  • Suicide attempt
20-29:
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Suicide attempt
  • Substance abuse
  • Vomiting
  • Intentional overdose
  • Death
  • Overdose
  • Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
  • Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min)
  • Aggression
30-39:
  • Suicide attempt
  • Overdose
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Death
  • Multiple drug overdose intentional
  • Substance abuse
  • Vomiting
  • Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  • Intentional overdose
  • Aggression
40-49:
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Suicide attempt
  • Vomiting
  • Death
  • Overdose
  • Intentional overdose
  • Alcohol poisoning
  • Substance abuse
  • Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min)
  • Respiratory arrest (cessation of normal respiration due to failure of the lungs to function effectively)
50-59:
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Death
  • Suicide attempt
  • Overdose
  • Vomiting
  • Alcohol poisoning
  • Intentional overdose
  • Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
  • Amnesia (deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma)
  • Poisoning
60+:
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Death
  • Suicide attempt
  • Weight decreased
  • Drug ineffective
  • Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)
  • Overdose
  • Vomiting
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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