Spiriva and Muscle fatigue - from FDA reports
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 90,843 people who have side effects while taking Spiriva from FDA. Among them, 2,322 have Muscle fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle fatigue and more.
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Spiriva has active ingredients of tiotropium bromide monohydrate. It is often used in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (latest outcomes from Spiriva 91,894 users)
Muscle fatigue (a condition in which muscles cannot exert their normal force) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 279,146 Muscle fatigue patients).
On Jan, 27, 2017
90,843 people reported to have side effects when taking Spiriva.
Among them, 2,322 people (2.56%) have Muscle Fatigue
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Spiriva when people have Muscle Fatigue *:
- < 1 month: 48.28 %
- 1 - 6 months: 24.14 %
- 6 - 12 months: 6.21 %
- 1 - 2 years: 6.9 %
- 2 - 5 years: 7.59 %
- 5 - 10 years: 4.14 %
- 10+ years: 2.76 %
Gender of people who have Muscle Fatigue when taking Spiriva *:
- female: 59.19 %
- male: 40.81 %
Age of people who have Muscle Fatigue when taking Spiriva *:
- 0-1: 0.06 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.11 %
- 20-29: 0.23 %
- 30-39: 1.37 %
- 40-49: 3.76 %
- 50-59: 14.81 %
- 60+: 79.67 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (729 people, 31.40%)
- High Blood Pressure (280 people, 12.06%)
- Asthma (210 people, 9.04%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (179 people, 7.71%)
- Pain (158 people, 6.80%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Albuterol (341 people, 14.69%)
- Aspirin (331 people, 14.25%)
- Advair Diskus 100/50 (326 people, 14.04%)
- Lasix (293 people, 12.62%)
- Symbicort (273 people, 11.76%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (766 people, 32.99%)
- Fatigue (620 people, 26.70%)
- Dizziness (411 people, 17.70%)
- Nausea (383 people, 16.49%)
- Pain (363 people, 15.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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