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Review: could Aspirin cause Chest tightness or pressure?

Summary: Chest tightness or pressure could be caused by Aspirin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Plavix, and have Hypertension.

We study 160,825 people who have side effects while taking Aspirin from FDA and social media. Among them, 7,433 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

Aspirin (latest outcomes from 164,174 users) has active ingredients of aspirin. It is often used in blood clots, heart attack. Commonly reported side effects of Aspirin include breathing difficulty, dyspnoea exacerbated, nausea, nausea aggravated, weakness.

Chest tightness or pressure

Chest tightness or pressure (latest reports from 917,536 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 160,825 people reported to have side effects when taking Aspirin. Among them, 7,433 people (4.62%) have Chest Tightness Or Pressure. They amount to 0.81% of all the 916,329 people who have Chest Tightness Or Pressure on eHealthMe.

Trend of Chest tightness or pressure in Aspirin reports

Time on Aspirin when people have Chest tightness or pressure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Chest tightness or pressure48.07%13.73%4.29%10.30%5.15%12.02%6.44%

Age of people who have Chest tightness or pressure when taking Aspirin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Chest tightness or pressure0.13%0.03%0.19%0.68%3.35%12.01%23.55%60.06%

Severity of Chest tightness or pressure when taking Aspirin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Chest tightness or pressure8.57%54.29%37.14%0.00%

How people recovered from Chest tightness or pressure ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Chest tightness or pressure0.00%13.33%86.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (841 people, 11.31%)
  2. Pain (435 people, 5.85%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (423 people, 5.69%)
  4. Osteoporosis (391 people, 5.26%)
  5. Prophylaxis (341 people, 4.59%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Plavix (1,610 people, 21.66%)
  2. Lipitor (1,353 people, 18.20%)
  3. Lisinopril (1,315 people, 17.69%)
  4. Lasix (1,264 people, 17.01%)
  5. Digoxin (1,011 people, 13.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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