Paracetamol and Death - from FDA reports

Death is found among people who take Paracetamol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Morphine, and have High blood pressure. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 53,962 people who have side effects when taking Paracetamol from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2018

53,962 people reported to have side effects when taking Paracetamol.
Among them, 1,099 people (2.04%) have Death

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Paracetamol cause Death?

Time on Paracetamol when people have Death *:

Gender of people who have Death when taking Paracetamol *:

  • female: 50.35 %
  • male: 49.65 %

Age of people who have Death when taking Paracetamol *:

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 69 people, 6.28%
  2. Depression: 58 people, 5.28%
  3. Preventive Health Care: 51 people, 4.64%
  4. Prostate Cancer: 51 people, 4.64%
  5. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 46 people, 4.19%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Zopiclone: 66 people, 6.01%
  2. Morphine: 66 people, 6.01%
  3. Amlodipine: 64 people, 5.82%
  4. Omeprazole: 58 people, 5.28%
  5. Pantoprazole: 56 people, 5.10%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Fall: 58 people, 5.28%
  2. Overdose: 56 people, 5.10%
  3. Breathing Difficulty: 55 people, 5.00%
  4. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness): 51 people, 4.64%
  5. Pain In Extremity: 44 people, 4.00%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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