Singulair and Chest pain - from FDA reports
Chest pain is found among people who take Singulair, 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 60,163 people who have side effects while taking Singulair from FDA. Among them, 2,958 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain and more.
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Singulair has active ingredients of montelukast sodium. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from Singulair 63,286 users)
Chest pain has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis (latest reports from 195,952 Chest pain patients).
On Jan, 19, 2017
60,163 people reported to have side effects when taking Singulair.
Among them, 2,958 people (4.92%) have Chest Pain
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Singulair when people have Chest Pain *:
- < 1 month: 34.36 %
- 1 - 6 months: 33.13 %
- 6 - 12 months: 3.07 %
- 1 - 2 years: 13.5 %
- 2 - 5 years: 7.98 %
- 5 - 10 years: 7.36 %
- 10+ years: 0.61 %
Gender of people who have Chest Pain when taking Singulair *:
- female: 75.81 %
- male: 24.19 %
Age of people who have Chest Pain when taking Singulair *:
- 0-1: 0.04 %
- 2-9: 1.69 %
- 10-19: 5.93 %
- 20-29: 5.57 %
- 30-39: 10.45 %
- 40-49: 21.34 %
- 50-59: 23.68 %
- 60+: 31.3 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Asthma (1,124 people, 38.00%)
- Hypersensitivity (190 people, 6.42%)
- High Blood Pressure (170 people, 5.75%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (160 people, 5.41%)
- Depression (153 people, 5.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Albuterol (516 people, 17.44%)
- Xolair (445 people, 15.04%)
- Advair Diskus 100/50 (444 people, 15.01%)
- Symbicort (336 people, 11.36%)
- Prednisone (332 people, 11.22%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (1,128 people, 38.13%)
- Asthma (524 people, 17.71%)
- Cough (506 people, 17.11%)
- Headache (450 people, 15.21%)
- Fatigue (428 people, 14.47%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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