Review: could Singulair cause Chest pain?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 3, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.4/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 41,040 people who take Singulair. Among them, 2,048 have Chest pain. See who they are, when they have Chest pain and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Singulair (latest outcomes from 42,754 users) has active ingredients of montelukast sodium. It is often used in asthma, allergies. Commonly reported side effects of Singulair include dyspnoea exacerbated, breathing difficulty, asthma aggravated, asthma, fatigue.
Chest pain (latest reports from 897,764 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Feb, 25, 2014: 39,215 people reported to have side effects when taking Singulair. Among them, 1,946 people (4.96%) have Chest Pain.
Time on Singulair when people have Chest pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Chest pain||35.11%||37.77%||2.13%||11.70%||6.91%||6.38%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Chest pain when taking Singulair * :
|Chest pain||78.38%||21.62% |
Age of people who have Chest pain when taking Singulair * :
|Chest pain||0.05%||2.08%||5.07%||5.78%||11.00%||22.00%||23.67%||30.36% |
Severity of Chest pain when taking Singulair ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Chest pain||0.00%||63.64%||36.36%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Chest pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Chest pain||33.33%||0.00%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Asthma (731 people, 37.56%)
- Hypersensitivity (150 people, 7.71%)
- Depression (144 people, 7.40%)
- Hypertension (115 people, 5.91%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (102 people, 5.24%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Albuterol (499 people, 25.64%)
- Aspirin (328 people, 16.86%)
- Prednisone (281 people, 14.44%)
- Zyrtec (251 people, 12.90%)
- Lasix (236 people, 12.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Merck denys that this is a side effect of the medication, CVS does not list it as a side effect on theri insert, however Caremark lists it as a seious one on their consumer insert. Doctor sent me for a Catherization before I figured out the chest pain might be coming from the Singulair.
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