Will you have Death with Paracetamol - from FDA reports

Summary

Death is found among people who take Paracetamol, especially for people who are male, 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 58,226 people who have side effects when taking Paracetamol 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 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 Death 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 Death?

Death has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, primary pulmonary hypertension, pain, chronic myeloid leukaemia, diabetes (latest reports from 484,550 Death 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 Feb, 24, 2019

58,226 people reported to have side effects when taking Paracetamol.
Among them, 1,155 people (1.98%) have Death


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Paracetamol cause Death?

Time on Paracetamol when people have Death *:

  • < 1 month: 51.69 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 38.2 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.49 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.12 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.49 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Death when taking Paracetamol *:

  • female: 49.47 %
  • male: 50.53 %

Age of people who have Death when taking Paracetamol *:

  • 0-1: 2.26 %
  • 2-9: 1.83 %
  • 10-19: 1.83 %
  • 20-29: 4.09 %
  • 30-39: 7.32 %
  • 40-49: 13.67 %
  • 50-59: 12.81 %
  • 60+: 56.19 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 70 people, 6.06%
  2. Depression: 59 people, 5.11%
  3. Preventive Health Care: 55 people, 4.76%
  4. Prostate Cancer: 55 people, 4.76%
  5. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 48 people, 4.16%
  6. Analgesic Therapy: 42 people, 3.64%
  7. Stress And Anxiety: 41 people, 3.55%
  8. Schizophrenia (a mental disorder characterized by a breakdown of thought processes): 39 people, 3.38%
  9. Hyperkalemia (damage to or disease of the kidney): 35 people, 3.03%
  10. Constipation: 34 people, 2.94%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Morphine: 72 people, 6.23%
  2. Zopiclone: 71 people, 6.15%
  3. Pantoprazole: 68 people, 5.89%
  4. Amlodipine: 65 people, 5.63%
  5. Omeprazole: 58 people, 5.02%
  6. Codeine: 56 people, 4.85%
  7. Oxycodone: 47 people, 4.07%
  8. Sertraline: 46 people, 3.98%
  9. Clopidogrel: 45 people, 3.90%
  10. Metformin: 41 people, 3.55%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Breathing Difficulty: 65 people, 5.63%
  2. Fall: 59 people, 5.11%
  3. Overdose: 57 people, 4.94%
  4. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness): 53 people, 4.59%
  5. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood): 47 people, 4.07%
  6. Pain In Extremity: 46 people, 3.98%
  7. Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death): 41 people, 3.55%
  8. Weakness: 40 people, 3.46%
  9. Nausea And Vomiting: 40 people, 3.46%
  10. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 37 people, 3.20%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.


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