Will you have Amputation with Paracetamol - from FDA reports


Amputation is reported only by a few people who take Paracetamol. We study 58,226 people who have side effects while taking Paracetamol from FDA. Among them, 4 have Amputation. Find out below who they are, when they have Amputation and more.

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The study is based on acetaminophen (the active ingredients of Paracetamol) and Paracetamol (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Amputation are also considered in the study.

What is Paracetamol?

Paracetamol has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Paracetamol 58,825 users)

What is Amputation?

Amputation has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, high blood pressure (latest reports from 1,012 Amputation patients).

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On Mar, 22, 2019

58,226 people reported to have side effects when taking Paracetamol.
Among them, 4 people (0.01%) have Amputation

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Paracetamol cause Amputation?

Gender of people who have Amputation when taking Paracetamol *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Amputation when taking Paracetamol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Type 2 Diabetes: 2 people, 50.00%
  2. Stress And Anxiety: 2 people, 50.00%
  3. Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (primary high blood pressure that affects the arteries in the lungs and the right side of your heart): 2 people, 50.00%
  4. Hyperglycemia (high blood sugar): 2 people, 50.00%
  5. High Blood Pressure: 2 people, 50.00%
  6. Dyslipidaemia (abnormal amount of lipids): 2 people, 50.00%
  7. Cardiac Disorder: 2 people, 50.00%
  8. Blockage Of Leg Arteries: 2 people, 50.00%
  9. Adverse Event: 2 people, 50.00%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Tracleer: 2 people, 50.00%
  2. Percocet: 2 people, 50.00%
  3. Oxycontin: 2 people, 50.00%
  4. Neurontin: 2 people, 50.00%
  5. Metformin: 2 people, 50.00%
  6. Hydrocodone Bitartrate And Acetaminophen: 2 people, 50.00%
  7. Crestor: 2 people, 50.00%
  8. Clopidogrel: 2 people, 50.00%
  9. Potassium: 1 person, 25.00%
  10. Lasix: 1 person, 25.00%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Thrombosis (formation of a blood clot inside a blood vessel): 2 people, 50.00%
  2. Postoperative Wound Infection: 2 people, 50.00%
  3. Peripheral Ischaemia (impaired circulation to an extremity): 2 people, 50.00%
  4. Skin Ulcer: 1 person, 25.00%
  5. Post Procedural Complication: 1 person, 25.00%
  6. Infected Skin Ulcer: 1 person, 25.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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