Review: could Hydroxyzine cause Shortness of breath (Breathing difficulty)?
Summary: Shortness of breath is found among people who take Hydroxyzine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Potassium chloride, and have High blood pressure.
We study 8,484 people who have side effects while taking Hydroxyzine from FDA and social media. Among them, 532 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.
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Hydroxyzine has active ingredients of hydroxyzine hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 9,107 Hydroxyzine users)
Shortness of breath
Shortness of breath has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (latest reports from 165,444 Shortness of breath patients)
On Mar, 1, 2015: 8,479 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydroxyzine. Among them, 532 people (6.27%) have Shortness Of Breath.
Time on Hydroxyzine when people have Shortness of breath * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Shortness of breath||63.64%||13.64%||0.00%||18.18%||4.55%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Hydroxyzine * :
|Shortness of breath||70.22%||29.78% |
Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Hydroxyzine * :
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||2.99%||0.85%||6.62%||8.55%||14.10%||30.56%||36.32% |
Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Hydroxyzine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Shortness of breath||20.00%||60.00%||20.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Shortness of breath||25.00%||0.00%||75.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (90 people, 16.92%)
- Pain (80 people, 15.04%)
- Diabetes mellitus (67 people, 12.59%)
- Blood cholesterol (63 people, 11.84%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (60 people, 11.28%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Potassium chloride (110 people, 20.68%)
- Simvastatin (110 people, 20.68%)
- Prilosec (108 people, 20.30%)
- Aspirin (100 people, 18.80%)
- Zocor (95 people, 17.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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