Alcohol and Respiratory depression - from FDA reports


Summary

Respiratory depression is found among people who take Alcohol, especially for people who are male, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Cannabis, and have Stress and anxiety . We study 6,248 people who have side effects while taking Alcohol from FDA. Among them, 55 have Respiratory depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Respiratory depression and more.

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Alcohol

Alcohol has active ingredients of alcohol. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Alcohol 6,399 users)

Respiratory Depression

Respiratory depression (respiration has a rate below 12 breaths) has been reported by people with pain, cancer pain, high blood pressure, back pain, depression (latest reports from 7,420 Respiratory depression patients).

On Jan, 24, 2017

6,248 people reported to have side effects when taking Alcohol.
Among them, 55 people (0.88%) have Respiratory Depression


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Alcohol cause Respiratory depression?

Time on Alcohol when people have Respiratory Depression *:

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

Gender of people who have Respiratory Depression when taking Alcohol *:

  • female: 33.33 %
  • male: 66.67 %

Age of people who have Respiratory Depression when taking Alcohol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 10 %
  • 20-29: 34 %
  • 30-39: 14 %
  • 40-49: 28 %
  • 50-59: 14 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (4 people, 7.27%)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome (2 people, 3.64%)
  • Quit Smoking (2 people, 3.64%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (2 people, 3.64%)
  • Agitation (2 people, 3.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zocor (4 people, 7.27%)
  • Cannabis (4 people, 7.27%)
  • Tramadol (3 people, 5.45%)
  • Subutex (3 people, 5.45%)
  • Clarithromycin (3 people, 5.45%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Suicide Attempt (16 people, 29.09%)
  • Overdose (12 people, 21.82%)
  • Drug Abuse (7 people, 12.73%)
  • Consciousness - Decreased (7 people, 12.73%)
  • Intentional Overdose (6 people, 10.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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