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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

Digoxin has active ingredients of digoxin. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from 52,604 Digoxin users)

Swallowing difficulty

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.

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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