Review: could Spiriva cause Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness?
Summary: Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness 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, 1,369 have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness. Find out below who they are, when they have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness and more.
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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.
Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness
Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness (latest reports from 1,324,899 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain.
On Apr, 17, 2014: 49,939 people reported to have side effects when taking Spiriva. Among them, 1,369 people (2.74%) have Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness. They amount to 0.10% of all the 1,324,247 people who have Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness on eHealthMe.
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||46.40%||27.20%||10.40%||5.60%||6.40%||0.00%||4.00% |
Gender of people who have Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness when taking Spiriva * :
|Lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness||55.93%||44.07% |
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%||1.48%||3.31%||14.98%||80.14% |
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 (371 people, 27.10%)
- Hypertension (172 people, 12.56%)
- Osteoporosis (130 people, 9.50%)
- Emphysema (121 people, 8.84%)
- Asthma (119 people, 8.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (406 people, 29.66%)
- Albuterol (365 people, 26.66%)
- Lasix (227 people, 16.58%)
- Lisinopril (213 people, 15.56%)
- Prednisone (213 people, 15.56%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Used Spiriva and Symbicort as directed approx 10-12 days. Previously used oxygen night only, suddenly 24/7. Walking near impossible - pain, weakness; standing wobbly, walking - no balance, multiple falls, previously seldom fell. Sleep most of 24 hour period. Previously 2 -3 meals/day. Now 1 sandwich makes stomach feel too full for 24 hours. Diabetic, heart has AICD due to risk of sudden cardiac death. CABG 1992, 5 bypass, 1 failed, heart 30% ejection rate, coughs/chokes with oxygen, cannot sleep without oxygen.
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