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Review: could Spiriva cause Back pain?

Summary: Back pain could be caused by Spiriva, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

We study 49,939 people who have side effects while taking Spiriva from FDA and social media. Among them, 825 have Back pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Back pain and more.

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Spiriva

Spiriva (latest outcomes from 50,415 users) has active ingredients of tiotropium bromide monohydrate. It is often used in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, emphysema. Commonly reported side effects of Spiriva include breathing difficulty, dyspnoea exacerbated, pneumonia, pneumonia aggravated, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Back pain

Back pain (latest reports from 668,381 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 49,931 people reported to have side effects when taking Spiriva. Among them, 825 people (1.65%) have Back Pain. They amount to 0.12% of all the 668,169 people who have Back Pain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Back pain in Spiriva reports

Time on Spiriva when people have Back pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Back pain49.06%18.87%16.98%11.32%3.77%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Back pain60.61%39.39%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Back pain0.00%0.00%0.00%0.29%3.81%9.53%18.04%68.33%

Severity of Back pain when taking Spiriva ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Back pain0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Back pain ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (179 people, 21.70%)
  2. Hypertension (91 people, 11.03%)
  3. Osteoporosis (89 people, 10.79%)
  4. Pain (87 people, 10.55%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (76 people, 9.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (286 people, 34.67%)
  2. Albuterol (258 people, 31.27%)
  3. Zometa (232 people, 28.12%)
  4. Nexium (149 people, 18.06%)
  5. Prilosec (147 people, 17.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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