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Review: could Ramipril cause Shortness of breath (Breathing difficulty)?

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 30,812 people who have side effects while taking Ramipril from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,598 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 31,874 Ramipril users)

Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (latest reports from 165,444 Shortness of breath patients)

On Feb, 28, 2015: 30,812 people reported to have side effects when taking Ramipril. Among them, 1,461 people (4.74%) have Shortness Of Breath.

Trend of Shortness of breath in Ramipril reports

Time on Ramipril when people have Shortness of breath * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Shortness of breath47.85%15.34%11.04%5.52%9.82%7.36%3.07%

Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Ramipril * :

FemaleMale
Shortness of breath46.35%53.65%

Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Ramipril * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Shortness of breath0.00%0.08%0.00%1.29%3.27%4.72%16.74%73.90%

Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Ramipril ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Shortness of breath16.67%41.67%41.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Shortness of breath0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (335 people, 22.93%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (80 people, 5.48%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (76 people, 5.20%)
  4. Pain (64 people, 4.38%)
  5. Atrial fibrillation (61 people, 4.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (417 people, 28.54%)
  2. Furosemide (317 people, 21.70%)
  3. Simvastatin (263 people, 18.00%)
  4. Omeprazole (175 people, 11.98%)
  5. Bisoprolol fumarate (148 people, 10.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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