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How effective is Spiriva for Copd (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)?





Summary: 395 Spiriva users have rated its effectiveness for Copd.

Overall ratings: 3.1/5
Long term ratings: 3.3/5

This is a review of how effective Spiriva (tiotropium bromide monohydrate) is for Copd and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

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What is Spiriva

Spiriva has active ingredients of tiotropium bromide monohydrate. It is often used in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (latest outcomes from Spiriva 50,470 users)

Copd

Copd (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) can be treated by Spiriva, Symbicort, Advair Diskus 250/50, Prednisone, Advair Diskus 500/50, Albuterol. (latest reports from Copd 48,476 patients)

On Dec, 19, 2014: 395 people are studied for taking Spiriva in Copd




Spiriva effectiveness for Copd


Long term Spiriva effectiveness for Copd

Spiriva effectiveness for Copd (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall159014211731
Long term
(1+ years)
438887221

Gender of people who take Spiriva for Copd * :

FemaleMale
Copd59.49%40.51%

Age of people who take Spiriva for Copd * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Copd0.00%0.00%0.00%0.51%1.52%5.82%22.28%69.87%

Who find Spiriva more effective for Copd?

Gender of people who find Spiriva more effective * :

FemaleMale
Copd63.51%36.49%

Age of people who find Spiriva more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Copd0.00%0.00%0.00%0.68%0.68%6.76%27.70%64.19%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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