Review: could Cayenne Pepper cause Difficulty In Breathing?


Difficulty in breathing is reported only by a few people who take Cayenne Pepper. We study 25 people who have side effects while taking Cayenne pepper from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Difficulty in breathing. Find out below who they are, when they have Difficulty in breathing and more.

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Cayenne Pepper

Cayenne pepper has active ingredients of capsicum. (latest outcomes from Cayenne pepper 34 users)

Difficulty In Breathing

Difficulty in breathing has been reported by people with high blood pressure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, primary pulmonary hypertension, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 283,849 Difficulty in breathing patients).

On Oct, 18, 2016

25 people reported to have side effects when taking Cayenne Pepper.
Among them, 4 people (16.0%) have Difficulty In Breathing

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cayenne pepper cause Difficulty in breathing?

Gender of people who have Difficulty In Breathing when taking Cayenne Pepper *:

  • female: 25 %
  • male: 75 %

Age of people who have Difficulty In Breathing when taking Cayenne Pepper *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Plantar Fasciitis (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Heart Rate Decreased (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Glaucoma (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Arrhythmia (1 person, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Saw Palmetto (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Magnesium (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Alfalfa (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Cyclobenzaprine (1 person, 25.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Syncope (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Pneumonia (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Cough (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Chest Pain (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Diarrhoea (1 person, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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