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/flutter.
We study 51,881 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. (latest outcomes from 52,604 Digoxin users)
Swallowing difficulty has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, depression, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 36,347 Swallowing difficulty patients)
On Mar, 2, 2015: 51,879 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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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Recent Digoxin related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Digoxin, Medrol for a 75-year old man who has PAD
- Comparions of Digoxin, Warfarin Sodium, Losartan for a 75-year old man who has High Blood Pressure
- Comparions of Atenolol, Digoxin, Metoprolol Tartrate And Hydrochlorothiazide for a 68-year old man who has Heart Rate Decreased
- Comparions of Furosemide, Simvastatin, Diltiazem Hydrochloride, Candesartan Cilexetil, Digoxin for a 81-year old woman who has Atrial Flutter
- Comparions of Digoxin, Allegra for a 34-year old woman who has Allergic Bronchitis
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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