Review: could Spiriva cause Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 26, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.4/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 49,907 people who take Spiriva. Among them, 1,300 have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness. See who they are, when they have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Spiriva (latest outcomes from 50,398 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 dyspnoea exacerbated, breathing difficulty, pneumonia, pneumonia aggravated, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness
Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness (latest reports from 1,307,557 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain.
On Feb, 25, 2014: 47,006 people reported to have side effects when taking Spiriva. Among them, 1,300 people (2.77%) have Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness.
Time on Spiriva when people have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness||47.06%||26.89%||10.92%||5.88%||6.72%||0.00%||2.52% |
Gender of people who have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness when taking Spiriva * :
|Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness||55.59%||44.41% |
Age of people who have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness when taking Spiriva * :
|Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.09%||1.28%||3.30%||15.32%||80.00% |
Severity of Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness when taking Spiriva ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness||0.00%||20.00%||20.00%||60.00% |
How people recovered from Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (353 people, 27.15%)
- Hypertension (163 people, 12.54%)
- Osteoporosis (127 people, 9.77%)
- Emphysema (114 people, 8.77%)
- Asthma (110 people, 8.46%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (386 people, 29.69%)
- Albuterol (352 people, 27.08%)
- Lasix (224 people, 17.23%)
- Prednisone (210 people, 16.15%)
- Lisinopril (209 people, 16.08%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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