Review: could Spiriva cause Back Pain?


Back pain is found among people who take Spiriva, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Advair Diskus 100/50, and have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease . We study 48,955 people who have side effects while taking Spiriva from FDA and social media. Among them, 850 have Back pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Back pain and more.

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Spiriva has active ingredients of tiotropium bromide. It is often used in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (latest outcomes from Spiriva 49,202 users)

Back Pain

Back pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, high blood pressure, chest pain (latest reports from 102,707 Back pain patients).

On Jul, 25, 2016

48,955 people reported to have side effects when taking Spiriva.
Among them, 850 people (1.74%) have Back Pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Spiriva cause Back pain?

Time on Spiriva when people have Back Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 43.4 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.87 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.09 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.21 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.43 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Back Pain when taking Spiriva *:

  • female: 60.72 %
  • male: 39.28 %

Age of people who have Back Pain when taking Spiriva *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.15 %
  • 30-39: 3.68 %
  • 40-49: 8.9 %
  • 50-59: 17.94 %
  • 60+: 69.33 %

Severity if Back Pain when taking Spiriva **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Back Pain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (142 people)
  • Osteoporosis (87 people)
  • Hypertension (73 people)
  • Pain (72 people)
  • Depression (68 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Advair Diskus 100/50 (272 people)
  • Albuterol (242 people)
  • Zometa (225 people)
  • Aspirin (207 people)
  • Ambien (144 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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