Review: could Aspirin cause Chest Tightness Or Pressure?


Chest tightness or pressure is found among people who take Aspirin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Plavix, and have Hypertension . We study 180,507 people who have side effects while taking Aspirin from FDA and social media. Among them, 7,985 have Chest tightness or pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest tightness or pressure and more.

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Aspirin has active ingredients of aspirin. It is often used in preventive health care. (latest outcomes from Aspirin 184,887 users)

Chest Tightness Or Pressure

Chest tightness or pressure has been reported by people with vanishing bile duct syndrome, fever, transient ischaemic attack, drowsiness, osteoarthritis (latest reports from 146,963 Chest tightness or pressure patients).

On Aug, 20, 2016

180,507 people reported to have side effects when taking Aspirin.
Among them, 7,985 people (4.42%) have Chest Tightness Or Pressure

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aspirin cause Chest tightness or pressure?

Time on Aspirin when people have Chest Tightness Or Pressure *:

  • < 1 month: 43.64 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.45 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.27 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.64 %
  • 10+ years: 5.91 %

Gender of people who have Chest Tightness Or Pressure when taking Aspirin *:

  • female: 51.2 %
  • male: 48.8 %

Age of people who have Chest Tightness Or Pressure when taking Aspirin *:

  • 0-1: 0.1 %
  • 2-9: 0.09 %
  • 10-19: 0.33 %
  • 20-29: 0.77 %
  • 30-39: 3.39 %
  • 40-49: 11.73 %
  • 50-59: 23.09 %
  • 60+: 60.5 %

Severity if Chest Tightness Or Pressure when taking Aspirin **:

  • least: 7.32 %
  • moderate: 56.1 %
  • severe: 34.15 %
  • most severe: 2.44 %

How people recovered from Chest Tightness Or Pressure **:

  • while on drug: 4.76 %
  • after off the drug: 19.05 %
  • not yet: 76.19 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (864 people)
  • Pain (444 people)
  • Osteoporosis (376 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (345 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (337 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Plavix (1,471 people)
  • Lisinopril (1,224 people)
  • Lipitor (1,203 people)
  • Lasix (1,099 people)
  • Simvastatin (957 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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