Will you have Cardiac arrest with Cefuroxime - from FDA reports

Summary

Cardiac arrest is found among people who take Cefuroxime, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Morphine, and have Preventive health care. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,847 people who have side effects when taking Cefuroxime from FDA, and is updated regularly.



What's eHealthMe?

eHealthMe is a health data analysis company based in Mountain View, California. eHealthMe monitors and analyzes the outcomes of drugs and supplements that are currently on the market. The results are readily available to health care professionals and consumers.

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How we gather our data?

Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on cefuroxime sodium (the active ingredients of Cefuroxime) and Cefuroxime (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Cardiac arrest are also considered in the study.

What is Cefuroxime?

Cefuroxime has active ingredients of cefuroxime sodium. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from Cefuroxime 7,993 users)

What is Cardiac arrest?

Cardiac arrest has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, pain, atrial fibrillation/flutter, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 73,382 Cardiac arrest patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.


On Mar, 14, 2019

7,847 people reported to have side effects when taking Cefuroxime.
Among them, 139 people (1.77%) have Cardiac arrest


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cefuroxime cause Cardiac arrest?

Time on Cefuroxime when people have Cardiac arrest *:

  • < 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 Cardiac arrest when taking Cefuroxime *:

  • female: 39.1 %
  • male: 60.9 %

Age of people who have Cardiac arrest when taking Cefuroxime *:

  • 0-1: 0.8 %
  • 2-9: 4.0 %
  • 10-19: 6.4 %
  • 20-29: 7.2 %
  • 30-39: 6.4 %
  • 40-49: 8.0 %
  • 50-59: 13.6 %
  • 60+: 53.6 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Preventive Health Care: 20 people, 14.39%
  2. Surgery: 9 people, 6.47%
  3. High Blood Pressure: 9 people, 6.47%
  4. Perioperative Analgesia: 8 people, 5.76%
  5. General Anaesthesia: 7 people, 5.04%
  6. Hypotonia (low muscle tone): 7 people, 5.04%
  7. Psychotic Disorder: 7 people, 5.04%
  8. Type 2 Diabetes: 6 people, 4.32%
  9. Antibiotic Therapy: 6 people, 4.32%
  10. High Blood Cholesterol: 6 people, 4.32%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Morphine: 28 people, 20.14%
  2. Furosemide: 26 people, 18.71%
  3. Aspirin: 21 people, 15.11%
  4. Allopurinol: 20 people, 14.39%
  5. Heparin: 17 people, 12.23%
  6. Acetaminophen: 15 people, 10.79%
  7. Metronidazole: 15 people, 10.79%
  8. Amlodipine: 13 people, 9.35%
  9. Simvastatin: 12 people, 8.63%
  10. Propofol: 12 people, 8.63%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure): 30 people, 21.58%
  2. Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death): 26 people, 18.71%
  3. Pulmonary Oedema (fluid accumulation in the lungs): 15 people, 10.79%
  4. Heart Attack: 14 people, 10.07%
  5. Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down): 12 people, 8.63%
  6. Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action): 11 people, 7.91%
  7. Acute Kidney Failure: 11 people, 7.91%
  8. Diarrhea: 10 people, 7.19%
  9. Fever: 10 people, 7.19%
  10. Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction): 10 people, 7.19%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.


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