Acetylsalicylic acid and Schizophrenia - from FDA reports


Schizophrenia is found among people who take Acetylsalicylic acid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Simvastatin, and have Quit smoking. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 62,373 people who have side effects when taking Acetylsalicylic acid from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 21, 2018

62,373 people reported to have side effects when taking Acetylsalicylic acid.
Among them, 14 people (0.02%) have Schizophrenia


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Acetylsalicylic acid when people have Schizophrenia *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Schizophrenia when taking Acetylsalicylic acid *:

  • female: 57.14 %
  • male: 42.86 %

Age of people who have Schizophrenia when taking Acetylsalicylic acid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 9.09 %
  • 30-39: 18.18 %
  • 40-49: 9.09 %
  • 50-59: 18.18 %
  • 60+: 45.45 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Ill-Defined Disorder: 4 people, 28.57%
  2. Quit Smoking: 4 people, 28.57%
  3. Schizoaffective Disorder (a mental disorder characterized by disordered thought): 2 people, 14.29%
  4. High Blood Cholesterol: 2 people, 14.29%
  5. Heart Disease: 1 person, 7.14%
  6. Bundle Branch Block Left (absence of transmission of electric impulses from the atrioventricular (av) bundle of his to the left ventricle): 1 person, 7.14%
  7. Cardiac Disorder: 1 person, 7.14%
  8. Diabetes: 1 person, 7.14%
  9. Gallbladder Removal: 1 person, 7.14%
  10. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 1 person, 7.14%
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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Lithium Carbonate: 6 people, 42.86%
  2. Simvastatin: 6 people, 42.86%
  3. Lisinopril: 5 people, 35.71%
  4. Olanzapine: 5 people, 35.71%
  5. Metoprolol Tartrate: 4 people, 28.57%
  6. Atenolol: 3 people, 21.43%
  7. Chantix: 3 people, 21.43%
  8. Cogentin: 3 people, 21.43%
  9. Zyprexa: 2 people, 14.29%
  10. Plavix: 2 people, 14.29%
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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder): 8 people, 57.14%
  2. Depression: 6 people, 42.86%
  3. Delusion (a false belief or opinion): 4 people, 28.57%
  4. Dialysis: 4 people, 28.57%
  5. Renal Failure Chronic (long lasting kidney dysfunction): 4 people, 28.57%
  6. High Blood Cholesterol: 3 people, 21.43%
  7. Bundle Branch Block Left (absence of transmission of electric impulses from the atrioventricular (av) bundle of his to the left ventricle): 2 people, 14.29%
  8. Psychotic Disorder: 2 people, 14.29%
  9. Suicidal Ideation: 2 people, 14.29%
  10. Aggression: 2 people, 14.29%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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