Ramipril and Shortness of breath - from FDA reports


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 High blood pressure . We study 51,451 people who have side effects while taking Ramipril from FDA. Among them, 2,692 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 53,758 users)

Shortness Of Breath

Shortness of breath has been reported by people with high blood pressure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, primary pulmonary hypertension, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 283,978 Shortness of breath patients).

On Jan, 20, 2017

51,451 people reported to have side effects when taking Ramipril.
Among them, 2,692 people (5.23%) 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: 44.37 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.87 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.6 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.61 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.28 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.28 %
  • 10+ years: 1.99 %

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

  • female: 46.15 %
  • male: 53.85 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.09 %
  • 10-19: 0.04 %
  • 20-29: 0.93 %
  • 30-39: 2.25 %
  • 40-49: 6.26 %
  • 50-59: 16.65 %
  • 60+: 73.79 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (650 people, 24.15%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (181 people, 6.72%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (155 people, 5.76%)
  • Diabetes (139 people, 5.16%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (136 people, 5.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (435 people, 16.16%)
  • Furosemide (362 people, 13.45%)
  • Simvastatin (333 people, 12.37%)
  • Omeprazole (223 people, 8.28%)
  • Amlodipine (218 people, 8.10%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (421 people, 15.64%)
  • Chest Pain (375 people, 13.93%)
  • Cough (341 people, 12.67%)
  • Weakness (274 people, 10.18%)
  • Nausea (244 people, 9.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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