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Aspirin and Convulsion

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

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Aspirin and Convulsion

Age

50-59 Years
65
>60 Years
61
40-49 Years
47
30-39 Years
32
10-19 Years
30
20-29 Years
22
1-9 Years
17

Gender

Male: 47%
Female: 50%
Gender Unknown: 3%

Outcome

What were the most common outcomes of those reporting Convulsion?

Hospitalization
200
Other
155
Death
107
Life Threatening
44
Disability
7
Required Intervention
3
Congenital Anomaly
2

Reporter

Who most commonly reported Convulsion?

Physician
95
Other
81
Consumer
66
Pharmacist
37
Lawyer
6

Therapy

Of those reporting Convulsion, why were they taking Aspirin?

Suicide Attempt
33
Drug Use For Unknown Indication
31
Hemiparesis
13
Myocardial Infarction
12
Ill-defined Disorder
9

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.

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