Review: Swallowing difficulty in Digoxin
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 17, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Swallowing difficulty by studying 50,407 people who take Digoxin. We analyze: the time on Digoxin when people have Swallowing difficulty, gender and age of these people, the severity of Swallowing difficulty, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Digoxin. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Digoxin (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of digoxin. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter, heart rate irregular. Commonly reported side effects of Digoxin include atrial fibrillation/flutter, atrial fibrillation aggravated, nausea, nausea aggravated, weakness.
Swallowing difficulty has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Nov, 17, 2013: 50,399 people reported to have side effects when taking Digoxin. Among them, 591 people (1.17%) have Swallowing Difficulty.
Time on Digoxin when people have Swallowing difficulty * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Swallowing difficulty||18.18%||19.01%||7.44%||14.88%||22.31%||13.22%||4.96% |
Gender of people who have Swallowing difficulty when taking Digoxin * :
|Swallowing difficulty||59.53%||40.47% |
Age of people who have Swallowing difficulty when taking Digoxin * :
|Swallowing difficulty||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.00%||2.00%||5.18%||16.86%||74.96% |
Severity of Swallowing difficulty when taking Digoxin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Swallowing difficulty||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Swallowing difficulty ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Swallowing difficulty||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (85 people, 14.38%)
- Cardiac failure congestive (42 people, 7.11%)
- Product used for unknown indication (38 people, 6.43%)
- Multiple myeloma (37 people, 6.26%)
- Hypertension (21 people, 3.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (267 people, 45.18%)
- Lasix (229 people, 38.75%)
- Coumadin (210 people, 35.53%)
- Furosemide (135 people, 22.84%)
- Potassium chloride (132 people, 22.34%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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