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Review: could Emphysema cause Bloody sputum?

Summary: Bloody sputum could be caused by Emphysema, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also have Hypertension, and take Glimepiride.

We study 4,919 people who have Emphysema from FDA and social media. Among them, 30 have Bloody sputum (Coughing up blood). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Emphysema

Emphysema (latest reports from 60,861 patients) is typically treated by Spiriva, Advair Diskus 250/50, Symbicort, Albuterol Sulfate, Albuterol.

Bloody sputum

Bloody sputum (blood in sputum) (latest reports from 76,432 patients) has been reported by people with lung cancer - non-small cell, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple myeloma.

On Apr, 17, 2014: 4,919 people who have emphysema are studied. Among them, 30 (0.61%) have Bloody Sputum. They amount to 0.04% of all the 76,390 people who have Bloody Sputum on eHealthMe.

Trend of Bloody sputum in emphysema reports

Gender of people who have emphysema and experienced Bloody sputum * :

FemaleMale
Bloody sputum15.22%84.78%

Age of people who have emphysema and experienced Bloody sputum * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bloody sputum0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.38%100.00%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (20 people, 66.67%)
  2. Pyrexia (16 people, 53.33%)
  3. Chronic respiratory failure (16 people, 53.33%)
  4. Hyperlipidaemia (16 people, 53.33%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (16 people, 53.33%)
  6. Bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (15 people, 50.00%)
  7. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (10 people, 33.33%)
  8. Prophylaxis (6 people, 20.00%)
  9. Osteoporosis (4 people, 13.33%)
  10. Insomnia (3 people, 10.00%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Glimepiride (16 people, 53.33%)
  2. Trichlormethiazide (16 people, 53.33%)
  3. Levofloxacin (16 people, 53.33%)
  4. Nifedipine (16 people, 53.33%)
  5. Spiriva (15 people, 50.00%)
  6. Albuterol (10 people, 33.33%)
  7. Doxazosin mesylate (4 people, 13.33%)
  8. Combivent (3 people, 10.00%)
  9. Norvasc (3 people, 10.00%)
  10. Hytrin (3 people, 10.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (7 days ago):

  • Just wanted to make sure this was a normal side effect of this medication

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  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • I was diagnosed with Emphazyma in July 2013 after visiting my doctor because of sharp pain when I inhale. I have smoked a pack of cigarettes a day for over 20 years. My doctor perscribed me Dulera and I use it two times a day AM/PM. I have a feeling like there is a cotton ball in my throut.

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