Review: could Albuterol Sulfate cause Upper Respiratory Tract Infection?


Upper respiratory tract infection is found among people who take Albuterol Sulfate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Asthma . We study 5,555 people who have side effects while taking Albuterol sulfate from FDA and social media. Among them, 62 have Upper respiratory tract infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Upper respiratory tract infection and more.

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Albuterol Sulfate

Albuterol sulfate has active ingredients of albuterol sulfate. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from Albuterol sulfate 13,328 users)

Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

Upper respiratory tract infection has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, psoriasis, psoriatic arthropathy (latest reports from 27,428 Upper respiratory tract infection patients).

On Oct, 19, 2016

5,555 people reported to have side effects when taking Albuterol Sulfate.
Among them, 62 people (1.12%) have Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Albuterol sulfate cause Upper respiratory tract infection?

Time on Albuterol Sulfate when people have Upper Respiratory Tract Infection *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 100 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Upper Respiratory Tract Infection when taking Albuterol Sulfate *:

  • female: 58.62 %
  • male: 41.38 %

Age of people who have Upper Respiratory Tract Infection when taking Albuterol Sulfate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 5.71 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.86 %
  • 30-39: 5.71 %
  • 40-49: 5.71 %
  • 50-59: 31.43 %
  • 60+: 48.57 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Asthma (13 people, 20.97%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (10 people, 16.13%)
  • Prostate Cancer Metastatic (9 people, 14.52%)
  • Bone Neoplasm Malignant (8 people, 12.90%)
  • Neoplasm Malignant (6 people, 9.68%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (25 people, 40.32%)
  • Zofran (21 people, 33.87%)
  • Acetaminophen (21 people, 33.87%)
  • Percocet (17 people, 27.42%)
  • Prednisone (16 people, 25.81%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (31 people, 50.00%)
  • Anxiety (28 people, 45.16%)
  • Injury (26 people, 41.94%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (25 people, 40.32%)
  • Metastases To Bone (19 people, 30.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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