Review: could Pulmicort cause Pneumonia?
Summary: Pneumonia is found among people who take Pulmicort, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Albuterol, and have Asthma.
We study 13,720 people who have side effects while taking Pulmicort from FDA and social media. Among them, 552 have Pneumonia. Find out below who they are, when they have Pneumonia and more.
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Pulmicort has active ingredients of budesonide. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from 13,919 Pulmicort users)
Pneumonia has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 122,906 Pneumonia patients)
On Feb, 1, 2015: 13,720 people reported to have side effects when taking Pulmicort. Among them, 622 people (4.53%) have Pneumonia.
Time on Pulmicort when people have Pneumonia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Pneumonia when taking Pulmicort * :
Age of people who have Pneumonia when taking Pulmicort * :
Severity of Pneumonia when taking Pulmicort ** :
How people recovered from Pneumonia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Asthma (130 people, 20.90%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (72 people, 11.58%)
- Pneumonia (47 people, 7.56%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (43 people, 6.91%)
- Depression (37 people, 5.95%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Albuterol (165 people, 26.53%)
- Prednisone (122 people, 19.61%)
- Nexium (116 people, 18.65%)
- Aspirin (113 people, 18.17%)
- Atrovent (106 people, 17.04%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Symbicort for a 55-year old man with Shortness Of Breath. The patient has Pneumonia
- A study of side effects of Entocort Ec for a 60-year old woman with Colitis Microscopic. The patient has Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement), Insomnia Exacerbated (sleeplessness)
- A study of side effects of Budesonide for a 62-year old woman with Autoimmune Hepatitis. The patient has Elevated Liver Enzymes (high liver enzymes)
- A study of drug interactions between Atrovent, Prednisolone, Flonase, Pulmicort Respules, Albuterol Sulfate, Symbicort, Qvar 80 for a 22-year old man with Asthmatic Crisis, Allergies, Asthma. The patient has High Blood Sugar
- A study of drug interactions between Balsalazide Disodium, Uceris for a 59-year old man with Crohn's Disease. The patient has Painless, Colorless Bumps On Forehead, Cheeks And Chest
Recent Pulmicort related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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