Review: could Digoxin cause Swallowing difficulty?
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 Aspirin, and have Atrial fibrillation.
We study 51,872 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 has active ingredients of digoxin. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (view latest outcomes from 52,594 users)
Swallowing difficulty has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, depression.(latest reports from Swallowing difficulty 36,230 patients)
On Nov, 28, 2014: 51,871 people reported to have side effects when taking Digoxin. Among them, 610 people (1.18%) 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||18.03%||18.85%||7.38%||15.57%||22.13%||13.11%||4.92% |
Gender of people who have Swallowing difficulty when taking Digoxin * :
|Swallowing difficulty||59.77%||40.23% |
Age of people who have Swallowing difficulty when taking Digoxin * :
|Swallowing difficulty||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.97%||1.95%||5.03%||17.37%||74.68% |
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 (87 people, 14.26%)
- Cardiac failure congestive (42 people, 6.89%)
- Multiple myeloma (39 people, 6.39%)
- Hypertension (21 people, 3.44%)
- Prostate cancer metastatic (19 people, 3.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (273 people, 44.75%)
- Lasix (232 people, 38.03%)
- Coumadin (213 people, 34.92%)
- Furosemide (136 people, 22.30%)
- Potassium chloride (134 people, 21.97%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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(Asked by a 68 year old man who has Afib, Bladder Cancer Stage I, With Cancer In Situ, and takes Cialis, Indomethacin, Digoxin, Carvedilol, Flomax, Lisinopril, Warfarin Sodium)
I have had two surgeries in the last 14 months to remove cancer from my bladder. Diagnosed with afib 16 months ago. Bladder is not healing due to the blood thinners, but I must keep my INR above 2.0. Every time I take the warfarin, I have more blood in my urine.
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