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Review: could Neulasta cause Shortness of breath?

We study 9,066 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 (latest outcomes from 9,100 users) has active ingredients of pegfilgrastim. It is often used in agranulocytosis.

Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath (latest reports from 1,346,343 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

On Aug, 16, 2014: 9,066 people reported to have side effects when taking Neulasta. Among them, 747 people (8.24%) have Shortness Of Breath. They amount to 0.06% of all the 1,348,542 people who have Shortness Of Breath on eHealthMe.

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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