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From FDA reports: side effects of Spiriva

This is a study of Spiriva side effects. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 50,782 people who take the same drug and have side effectsfrom FDA.

On Nov, 27, 2014: 50,782 people who reported to have side effects when taking Spiriva are studied

Trend of Spiriva's drug interactions, side effects, and effectiveness reports (2441271)

Information of the patient in this study:

Gender: female

Conditions: Dyspnoea

Drugs taking:
- Spiriva
- Spiriva

Side effects have: Urinary Retention, Urinary Tract Infection, Vitreous Floaters

eHealthMe real world results:

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Urinary Retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder)1,202 (2.37%)
Urinary Tract Infection1,423 (2.80%)
Vitreous Floaters (spots before the eyes)58 (0.11%)

Most common side effects experienced by people in the use of Spiriva:

Side effectNumber of reports
Incorrect Route Of Drug Administration17,718
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)14,334
Drug Ineffective8,718
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe)4,524
Dry Mouth3,492
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)3,462
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)2,919

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use of Spiriva:

Side effectNumber of reports
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)191
Drug Ineffective98
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe)84
Dry Mouth72
Vision Blurred68
Urinary Retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder)62
Dysuria (painful or difficult urination)44
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)42

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