Review: could Spiriva cause Muscle Fatigue?


Summary

Muscle fatigue 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 Albuterol, and have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease . We study 87,875 people who have side effects while taking Spiriva from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,248 have Muscle fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle fatigue and more.

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Spiriva

Spiriva has active ingredients of tiotropium bromide monohydrate. It is often used in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (latest outcomes from Spiriva 88,363 users)

Muscle Fatigue

Muscle fatigue (a condition in which muscles cannot exert their normal force) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, constipation, drug ineffective, abdominal pain upper, weakness (latest reports from 271,258 Muscle fatigue patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

87,875 people reported to have side effects when taking Spiriva.
Among them, 2,248 people (2.56%) have Muscle Fatigue


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Spiriva cause Muscle fatigue?

Time on Spiriva when people have Muscle Fatigue *:

  • < 1 month: 42.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.62 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.74 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.49 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.74 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.95 %
  • 10+ years: 2.6 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Fatigue when taking Spiriva *:

  • female: 59.17 %
  • male: 40.83 %

Age of people who have Muscle Fatigue when taking Spiriva *:

  • 0-1: 0.06 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.12 %
  • 20-29: 0.24 %
  • 30-39: 1.41 %
  • 40-49: 3.71 %
  • 50-59: 14.73 %
  • 60+: 79.73 %

Severity if Muscle Fatigue when taking Spiriva **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 33.33 %

How people recovered from Muscle Fatigue **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (697 people, 31.01%)
  • Hypertension (273 people, 12.14%)
  • Asthma (202 people, 8.99%)
  • Pain (151 people, 6.72%)
  • Osteoporosis (148 people, 6.58%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Albuterol (341 people, 15.17%)
  • Aspirin (331 people, 14.72%)
  • Advair Diskus 100/50 (326 people, 14.50%)
  • Lasix (282 people, 12.54%)
  • Symbicort (258 people, 11.48%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dyspnoea (742 people, 33.01%)
  • Fatigue (554 people, 24.64%)
  • Dizziness (389 people, 17.30%)
  • Nausea (378 people, 16.81%)
  • Pain (358 people, 15.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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