Would you have Fatigue when you have Emphysema?


Fatigue is found among people with Emphysema, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Spiriva and have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. We study 304 people who have Fatigue and Emphysema from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Emphysema (chronic respiratory disease - over inflation of the air sacs (alveoli) in the lungs) can be treated by Spiriva, Advair diskus 250/50, Symbicort, Albuterol sulfate, Albuterol (latest reports from 17,738 Emphysema patients)


Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, depression (latest reports from 359,502 Fatigue patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

304 people who have Emphysema and Fatigue are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Would you have Fatigue when you have Emphysema?

Gender of people who have Emphysema and experience Fatigue *:

  • female: 62.79 %
  • male: 37.21 %

Age of people who have Emphysema and experience Fatigue *:

  • 0-1: 0.45 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.35 %
  • 40-49: 4.95 %
  • 50-59: 14.41 %
  • 60+: 78.83 %

Severity of Fatigue *:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (94 people, 30.92%)
  • Hypertension (63 people, 20.72%)
  • Depression (37 people, 12.17%)
  • Pain (32 people, 10.53%)
  • Asthma (30 people, 9.87%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Spiriva (125 people, 41.12%)
  • Prednisone (33 people, 10.86%)
  • Advair Diskus 100/50 (30 people, 9.87%)
  • Foraseq (29 people, 9.54%)
  • Symbicort (28 people, 9.21%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Dyspnoea (134 people, 44.08%)
  • Emphysema (52 people, 17.11%)
  • Weight Decreased (41 people, 13.49%)
  • Pain (40 people, 13.16%)
  • Cough (37 people, 12.17%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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