Review: could Diltiazem Hydrochloride cause Copd?


Copd is found among people who take Diltiazem Hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Spironolactone, and have Hypertension . We study 6,021 people who have side effects while taking Diltiazem hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 30 have Copd. Find out below who they are, when they have Copd and more.

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Diltiazem Hydrochloride

Diltiazem hydrochloride has active ingredients of diltiazem hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Diltiazem hydrochloride 6,622 users)


Copd (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, dry mouth, diarrhea, pneumonia (latest reports from 65,037 Copd patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

6,021 people reported to have side effects when taking Diltiazem Hydrochloride.
Among them, 30 people (0.5%) have Copd

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Diltiazem hydrochloride cause Copd?

Time on Diltiazem Hydrochloride when people have Copd *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Copd when taking Diltiazem Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 46.67 %
  • male: 53.33 %

Age of people who have Copd when taking Diltiazem Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 20.83 %
  • 60+: 79.17 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (7 people)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (4 people)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (4 people)
  • Pain (3 people)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Spironolactone (6 people)
  • Torsemide (5 people)
  • Furosemide (5 people)
  • Atorvastatin Calcium (5 people)
  • Albuterol Sulfate (5 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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