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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 Hypertension.

We study 8,469 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

Hydroxyzine has active ingredients of hydroxyzine hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Hydroxyzine 9,093 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 Shortness Of Breath 164,498 patients)

On Nov, 27, 2014: 8,466 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydroxyzine. Among them, 532 people (6.28%) have Shortness Of Breath.

Trend of Shortness of breath in Hydroxyzine reports

Time on Hydroxyzine when people have Shortness of breath * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Shortness of breath63.64%13.64%0.00%18.18%4.55%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Hydroxyzine * :

FemaleMale
Shortness of breath70.22%29.78%

Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Hydroxyzine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Shortness of breath0.00%2.99%0.85%6.62%8.55%14.10%30.56%36.32%

Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Hydroxyzine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Shortness of breath20.00%60.00%20.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Shortness of breath25.00%0.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (90 people, 16.92%)
  2. Pain (80 people, 15.04%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (67 people, 12.59%)
  4. Blood cholesterol (63 people, 11.84%)
  5. Smoking cessation therapy (60 people, 11.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Potassium chloride (110 people, 20.68%)
  2. Simvastatin (110 people, 20.68%)
  3. Prilosec (108 people, 20.30%)
  4. Aspirin (100 people, 18.80%)
  5. Zocor (95 people, 17.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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