Review: could Ramipril cause Shortness Of Breath?


Summary

Shortness of breath is found among people who take Ramipril, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 37,332 people who have side effects while taking Ramipril from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,861 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.

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Ramipril

Ramipril has active ingredients of ramipril. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Ramipril 51,764 users)

Shortness Of Breath

Shortness of breath has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, chest pain, pain, pneumonia, malaise (latest reports from 274,240 Shortness of breath patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

37,332 people reported to have side effects when taking Ramipril.
Among them, 1,861 people (4.98%) have Shortness Of Breath


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ramipril cause Shortness of breath?

Time on Ramipril when people have Shortness Of Breath *:

  • < 1 month: 47.27 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.09 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.45 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.91 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.09 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.91 %
  • 10+ years: 2.27 %

Gender of people who have Shortness Of Breath when taking Ramipril *:

  • female: 47.25 %
  • male: 52.75 %

Age of people who have Shortness Of Breath when taking Ramipril *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.13 %
  • 10-19: 0.06 %
  • 20-29: 1.26 %
  • 30-39: 2.83 %
  • 40-49: 6.1 %
  • 50-59: 16.97 %
  • 60+: 72.66 %

Severity if Shortness Of Breath when taking Ramipril **:

  • least: 15.38 %
  • moderate: 38.46 %
  • severe: 46.15 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Shortness Of Breath **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (452 people, 24.29%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (106 people, 5.70%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (103 people, 5.53%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (99 people, 5.32%)
  • Prophylaxis (71 people, 3.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (426 people, 22.89%)
  • Furosemide (360 people, 19.34%)
  • Simvastatin (332 people, 17.84%)
  • Omeprazole (217 people, 11.66%)
  • Digoxin (146 people, 7.85%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Cough (224 people, 12.04%)
  • Chest Pain (200 people, 10.75%)
  • Fatigue (179 people, 9.62%)
  • Nausea (171 people, 9.19%)
  • Asthenia (169 people, 9.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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