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Review: could Copd cause Lightheadedness?

Summary: Lightheadedness could be caused by Copd, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also have Hypertension, and take Spiriva.

We study 30,292 people who have Copd from FDA and social media. Among them, 863 have Lightheadedness (Dizziness). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Copd

Copd (latest reports from 203,636 patients) is typically treated by Spiriva, Symbicort, Advair Diskus 250/50, Prednisone, Albuterol, Advair Diskus 500/50.

Lightheadedness

Lightheadedness (a common and often unpleasant sensation of dizziness and/or feeling that one may be about to faint) (latest reports from 1,288,771 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 30,289 people who have copd are studied. Among them, 862 (2.85%) have Lightheadedness. They amount to 0.07% of all the 1,286,440 people who have Lightheadedness on eHealthMe.

Trend of Lightheadedness in copd reports

Gender of people who have copd and experienced Lightheadedness * :

FemaleMale
Lightheadedness56.42%43.58%

Age of people who have copd and experienced Lightheadedness * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lightheadedness0.00%0.10%0.00%0.00%1.62%2.77%15.28%80.32%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Lightheadedness0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (297 people, 34.45%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (128 people, 14.85%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (109 people, 12.65%)
  4. Pain (100 people, 11.60%)
  5. Anxiety (74 people, 8.58%)
  6. Asthma (73 people, 8.47%)
  7. Cardiac disorder (71 people, 8.24%)
  8. Depression (67 people, 7.77%)
  9. Osteoporosis (66 people, 7.66%)
  10. Atrial fibrillation (59 people, 6.84%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Spiriva (629 people, 72.97%)
  2. Albuterol (268 people, 31.09%)
  3. Aspirin (216 people, 25.06%)
  4. Combivent (140 people, 16.24%)
  5. Lisinopril (140 people, 16.24%)
  6. Symbicort (112 people, 12.99%)
  7. Lasix (96 people, 11.14%)
  8. Nexium (82 people, 9.51%)
  9. Prednisone (81 people, 9.40%)
  10. Furosemide (72 people, 8.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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