Pulmicort and Pneumonia - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Pneumonia with Pulmicort. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 18,791 people who have side effects when taking Pulmicort from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 08, 2017

18,791 people reported to have side effects when taking Pulmicort.
Among them, 883 people (4.7%) have Pneumonia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pulmicort cause Pneumonia?

Time on Pulmicort when people have Pneumonia *:

  • < 1 month: 60.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.14 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.86 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.71 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Pneumonia when taking Pulmicort *:

  • female: 62.47 %
  • male: 37.53 %

Age of people who have Pneumonia when taking Pulmicort *:

  • 0-1: 3.42 %
  • 2-9: 9.99 %
  • 10-19: 1.85 %
  • 20-29: 2.14 %
  • 30-39: 4.14 %
  • 40-49: 8.99 %
  • 50-59: 17.69 %
  • 60+: 51.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Asthma (224 people, 25.37%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (112 people, 12.68%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (56 people, 6.34%)
  • Depression (50 people, 5.66%)
  • High Blood Pressure (44 people, 4.98%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Spiriva (150 people, 16.99%)
  • Albuterol (150 people, 16.99%)
  • Singulair (127 people, 14.38%)
  • Prednisone (119 people, 13.48%)
  • Nexium (117 people, 13.25%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (196 people, 22.20%)
  • Bronchitis (143 people, 16.19%)
  • Asthma (131 people, 14.84%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (115 people, 13.02%)
  • Fatigue (110 people, 12.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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