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Review: could Emphysema cause Fatigue?

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

We study 4,919 people who have Emphysema from FDA and social media. Among them, 148 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Emphysema

Emphysema (latest reports from 60,915 patients) is typically treated by Spiriva, Advair Diskus 250/50, Symbicort, Albuterol Sulfate, Albuterol.

Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 1,536,661 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 4,919 people who have emphysema are studied. Among them, 148 (3.01%) have Fatigue. They amount to 0.01% of all the 1,534,743 people who have Fatigue on eHealthMe.

Trend of Fatigue in emphysema reports

Gender of people who have emphysema and experienced Fatigue * :

FemaleMale
Fatigue62.90%37.10%

Age of people who have emphysema and experienced Fatigue * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fatigue0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.66%7.24%11.18%81.58%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (51 people, 34.46%)
  2. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (49 people, 33.11%)
  3. Depression (30 people, 20.27%)
  4. Pain (30 people, 20.27%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (20 people, 13.51%)
  6. Cardiac disorder (19 people, 12.84%)
  7. Pain management (17 people, 11.49%)
  8. Anxiety (15 people, 10.14%)
  9. Smoking cessation therapy (13 people, 8.78%)
  10. Abdominal discomfort (11 people, 7.43%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Spiriva (86 people, 58.11%)
  2. Aspirin (38 people, 25.68%)
  3. Prednisone (31 people, 20.95%)
  4. Lisinopril (23 people, 15.54%)
  5. Norvasc (22 people, 14.86%)
  6. Folic acid (19 people, 12.84%)
  7. Protonix (18 people, 12.16%)
  8. Ultracet (18 people, 12.16%)
  9. Zoloft (18 people, 12.16%)
  10. Nifedipine (18 people, 12.16%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    Susan on Apr, 22, 2014:

    Sorry to hear about this I am goin through it as we'll just found out after having tests done although I do have to children ages 4 and 10 I have only ever had a break from this deppo when I found out I was pregnant with my 2nd child so was on deppo for a good few yrs but lately I was gtn bad mood swings and horrible night sweats after 6 months they have says I'm goin through premature ovarian failure and I've been put on hormOne replacement treatment. I was really shocked as I've just turned 27

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  • My whole blood lactic acid is 0.76. This has never been explained to me and I'm wondering if this is considered high,low or normal. The results indicate abnormal,but I don't understand it. Also,wanting to know if my med has any impact on the results. Thank you

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