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Review: could Digoxin cause Swallowing difficulty?

We study 51,830 people who have side effects while taking Digoxin from FDA and social media. Among them, 610 have Swallowing difficulty. Find out below who they are, when they have Swallowing difficulty and more.

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Digoxin

Digoxin (latest outcomes from 52,547 users) has active ingredients of digoxin. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.

Swallowing difficulty

Swallowing difficulty (latest reports from 248,423 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Apr, 20, 2014: 51,830 people reported to have side effects when taking Digoxin. Among them, 610 people (1.18%) have Swallowing Difficulty. They amount to 0.25% of all the 248,423 people who have Swallowing Difficulty on eHealthMe.

Trend of Swallowing difficulty in Digoxin reports

Time on Digoxin when people have Swallowing difficulty * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Swallowing difficulty18.03%18.85%7.38%15.57%22.13%13.11%4.92%

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

FemaleMale
Swallowing difficulty59.77%40.23%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Swallowing difficulty0.00%0.00%0.00%0.97%1.95%5.03%17.37%74.68%

Severity of Swallowing difficulty when taking Digoxin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Swallowing difficulty0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Swallowing difficulty ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Swallowing difficulty0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (87 people, 14.26%)
  2. Cardiac failure congestive (42 people, 6.89%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (39 people, 6.39%)
  4. Hypertension (21 people, 3.44%)
  5. Prostate cancer metastatic (19 people, 3.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (273 people, 44.75%)
  2. Lasix (232 people, 38.03%)
  3. Coumadin (213 people, 34.92%)
  4. Furosemide (136 people, 22.30%)
  5. Potassium chloride (134 people, 21.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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