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Review: could Neulasta cause Shortness of breath (Breathing difficulty)?

Summary: Shortness of breath is found among people who take Neulasta, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Cyclophosphamide, and have Chemotherapy.

We study 9,067 people who have side effects while taking Neulasta from FDA and social media. Among them, 747 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.

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Neulasta

Neulasta has active ingredients of pegfilgrastim. It is often used in agranulocytosis. (latest outcomes from 9,103 Neulasta 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 165,511 Shortness of breath patients)

On Apr, 9, 2015: 9,067 people reported to have side effects when taking Neulasta. Among them, 747 people (8.24%) have Shortness Of Breath.

Trend of Shortness of breath in Neulasta reports

Time on Neulasta when people have Shortness of breath * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Shortness of breath71.66%27.27%0.00%1.07%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Shortness of breath70.44%29.56%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Shortness of breath0.00%0.00%0.00%4.78%7.79%20.00%22.12%45.31%

Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Neulasta ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Chemotherapy (316 people, 42.30%)
  2. Breast cancer (109 people, 14.59%)
  3. Pain (44 people, 5.89%)
  4. Neutropenia (38 people, 5.09%)
  5. Nausea (33 people, 4.42%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Cyclophosphamide (191 people, 25.57%)
  2. Dexamethasone (179 people, 23.96%)
  3. Taxotere (157 people, 21.02%)
  4. Zometa (140 people, 18.74%)
  5. Doxorubicin hcl (126 people, 16.87%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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