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Review: could Singulair cause Chest pain?

We study 41,186 people who have side effects while taking Singulair from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,050 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain and more.

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Singulair

Singulair (latest outcomes from 42,837 users) has active ingredients of montelukast sodium. It is often used in asthma.

Chest pain

Chest pain (latest reports from 928,403 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Aug, 13, 2014: 41,180 people reported to have side effects when taking Singulair. Among them, 2,050 people (4.98%) have Chest Pain. They amount to 0.22% of all the 927,584 people who have Chest Pain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Chest pain in Singulair reports

Time on Singulair when people have Chest pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Chest pain34.74%37.37%2.11%12.11%7.37%6.32%0.00%

Gender of people who have Chest pain when taking Singulair * :

FemaleMale
Chest pain78.52%21.48%

Age of people who have Chest pain when taking Singulair * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Chest pain0.05%2.03%4.98%5.61%11.32%21.72%24.00%30.29%

Severity of Chest pain when taking Singulair ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Chest pain0.00%69.23%30.77%0.00%

How people recovered from Chest pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Chest pain20.00%0.00%80.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Asthma (763 people, 37.22%)
  2. Hypersensitivity (155 people, 7.56%)
  3. Depression (148 people, 7.22%)
  4. Hypertension (120 people, 5.85%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (106 people, 5.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Albuterol (506 people, 24.68%)
  2. Aspirin (341 people, 16.63%)
  3. Prednisone (301 people, 14.68%)
  4. Zyrtec (254 people, 12.39%)
  5. Lasix (247 people, 12.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • I have paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, history of clots in lung & legs, blockage in legs (had fempop 2 yrs ago), asthma & w/o warning while sitting down all of a sudden I got a severe headache, then about 30 min late got severe nausea (but didn't vomit)chest pain & mild dizziness followed so I took my BP and it was 170/93 P 64 then 164/100 P 70. This has happen several times in the same amount of weeks

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • 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.

    Reply

  • From this study (5 years ago):

  • can't stand it anymore,all these meds and nothing helps....too many meds, no cure and getting all side effects......

    Reply

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