Xopenex side effects - from FDA reports


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In this review, we analyze Xopenex side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Xopenex. The review is based on 6,713 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Xopenex

Xopenex has active ingredients of levalbuterol hydrochloride. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from Xopenex 6,962 users)

On Jul, 14, 2017

6,713 people who take Xopenex are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Xopenex side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • pyrexia
  • chronic obstructive airways disease exacerbated
  • pneumonia
  • tremor
  • white blood cell count increased
  • anxiety
  • cholecystitis acute
  • drug ineffective
  • pulmonary embolism
  • respiratory distress
1 - 6 months:
  • anaemia
  • infection
  • mania
  • pneumonia
  • thirst
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • white blood cell count increased
  • abasia
  • alopecia
  • blood pressure increased
6 - 12 months:
  • throat tightness
  • thrombosis
  • toothache
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • glioblastoma multiforme
  • heart rate decreased
  • loss of consciousness
  • paradoxical drug reaction
  • pneumonia
  • tremor
1 - 2 years:
  • tremor
  • alopecia
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • pruritus
  • suicidal ideation
  • vertigo
2 - 5 years:
  • therapeutic response unexpected
  • arthralgia
  • atrial flutter
  • blood pressure increased
  • drug effect decreased
  • hypertension
  • lung neoplasm malignant
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
  • rectal haemorrhage
  • shock haemorrhagic
5 - 10 years:
  • upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • acute coronary syndrome
  • altered state of consciousness
  • cerebrovascular stenosis
  • respiratory failure
  • subarachnoid haemorrhage
  • vocal cord disorder
not specified:
  • vomiting
  • dyspnoea
  • pneumonia
  • weight increased
  • drug ineffective
  • sinusitis
  • weight decreased
  • tremor
  • death
  • nausea

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • vomiting
  • weight increased
  • sinusitis
  • pneumonia
  • dyspnoea
  • weight decreased
  • drug ineffective
  • tremor
  • nausea
  • vision blurred
male:
  • dyspnoea
  • pneumonia
  • drug ineffective
  • death
  • vomiting
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • respiratory failure
  • tremor
  • weight increased
  • white blood cell count increased

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • respiratory syncytial virus infection
  • thrombocytopenia
  • vomiting
  • drug ineffective
  • oxygen saturation decreased
  • psychomotor hyperactivity
  • sudden infant death syndrome
  • supraventricular tachycardia
  • white blood cell count increased
  • cerebral infarction
2-9:
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • convulsion
  • psychomotor hyperactivity
  • suicidal ideation
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • pneumonia
  • urticaria
  • death
  • pharyngitis streptococcal
10-19:
  • vomiting
  • infective pulmonary exacerbation of cystic fibrosis
  • vision blurred
  • anaphylactic reaction
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
  • sinusitis
  • suicidal ideation
  • throat irritation
20-29:
  • vomiting
  • pulmonary embolism
  • urticaria
  • angioedema
  • chest discomfort
  • infective pulmonary exacerbation of cystic fibrosis
  • pain
  • hospitalisation
  • pruritus
  • thrombophlebitis superficial
30-39:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • sinusitis
  • thrombophlebitis superficial
  • urticaria
  • anaphylactic reaction
  • arrested labour
  • status asthmaticus
  • weight increased
  • myocardial infarction
  • upper respiratory tract infection
40-49:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • blindness transient
  • weight increased
  • death
  • hypersensitivity
  • pain in extremity
50-59:
  • vomiting
  • weight increased
  • pneumonia
  • dyspnoea
  • weight decreased
  • sinusitis
  • anaphylactic reaction
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • anaemia
  • pain
60+:
  • dyspnoea
  • pneumonia
  • vomiting
  • drug ineffective
  • tremor
  • weight increased
  • weight decreased
  • death
  • nausea
  • respiratory failure

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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