DrugCite

Aspirin and Completed Suicide

This page shows results related to Aspirin and Completed Suicide from the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (AERS).

Click here to learn about all Aspirin adverse events.

Adverse Event
Safe Use Tools
Learn More
Comments

Aspirin and Completed Suicide

Age

40-49 Years
431
50-59 Years
391
30-39 Years
379
20-29 Years
284
>60 Years
248
10-19 Years
146

Gender

Male: 31%
Female: 47%
Gender Unknown: 22%

Outcome

What were the most common outcomes of those reporting Completed Suicide?

Death
2081
Hospitalization
197
Other
142
Life Threatening
11
Required Intervention
1

Reporter

Who most commonly reported Completed Suicide?

Physician
1088
Other
488
Pharmacist
248
Consumer
31
Lawyer
4

Therapy

Of those reporting Completed Suicide, why were they taking Aspirin?

Drug Use For Unknown Indication
369
Suicide Attempt
358
Completed Suicide
44
Ill-defined Disorder
23
Intentional Overdose
6

Is the adverse drug reaction you’re experiencing actually due to the drug you took?

The Naranjo Scale is a questionnaire for determining the likelihood of whether an adverse drug reaction is actually due to the drug or caused by other factors. Probability is assigned via a score termed definite, probable, possible or doubtful.*

YESNOUNKOWN
Are there previous conclusive reports on this reaction?
Did the adverse event appear after the suspected drug was administered?
Did the adverse reaction improve when the drug was discontinued or a specific antagonist was administered?
Did the adverse reaction reappear when the drug was readministered?
Are there alternative causes (other than the drug) that could on their own have caused the reaction?
Did the reaction reappear when a placebo was given?
Was the drug detected in the blood (or other fluids) in concentrations known to be toxic?
Was the reaction more severe when the dose was increased, or less severe when the dose was decreased?
Did the patient have a similar reaction to the same or similar drugs in any previous exposure?
Was the adverse event confirmed by any objective evidence?
Probability of an Adverse Event
Doubtful
Possible
Probable
Definite

*Naranjo, et al. "A method for estimating the probability of adverse drug reactions." Clin Pharmacol Ther. 1981 Aug;30(2):239-45.

To learn more about all adverse events for Aspirin, view the complete Aspirin adverse event report.

Scientific Publications on Completed Suicide

Powered by Google

Comments

Share your experience with Aspirin and Completed Suicide.