Digoxin and Swallowing difficulty - from FDA reports


Summary

Swallowing difficulty is found among people who take Digoxin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lasix, and have Atrial fibrillation/flutter. This review analyzes which people have Swallowing difficulty with Digoxin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 67,302 people who have side effects when taking Digoxin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 16, 2017

67,302 people reported to have side effects when taking Digoxin.
Among them, 755 people (1.12%) have Swallowing Difficulty


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Digoxin cause Swallowing difficulty?

Time on Digoxin when people have Swallowing Difficulty *:

  • < 1 month: 11.4 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.4 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.89 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 22.81 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 24.56 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
  • 10+ years: 5.26 %

Gender of people who have Swallowing Difficulty when taking Digoxin *:

  • female: 58.97 %
  • male: 41.03 %

Age of people who have Swallowing Difficulty when taking Digoxin *:

  • 0-1: 0.16 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.16 %
  • 20-29: 0.62 %
  • 30-39: 1.41 %
  • 40-49: 4.22 %
  • 50-59: 15.16 %
  • 60+: 78.28 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (113 people, 14.97%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (44 people, 5.83%)
  • High Blood Pressure (43 people, 5.70%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (43 people, 5.70%)
  • Depression (36 people, 4.77%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (225 people, 29.80%)
  • Coumadin (182 people, 24.11%)
  • Aspirin (175 people, 23.18%)
  • Furosemide (121 people, 16.03%)
  • Lisinopril (105 people, 13.91%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (217 people, 28.74%)
  • Pain (200 people, 26.49%)
  • Weakness (190 people, 25.17%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (183 people, 24.24%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (172 people, 22.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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