Review: could Spiriva cause Muscle Fatigue?


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 63,196 people who have side effects while taking Spiriva from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,639 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 63,646 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 211,923 Muscle fatigue patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

63,196 people reported to have side effects when taking Spiriva.
Among them, 1,639 people (2.59%) have Muscle Fatigue

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Spiriva cause Muscle fatigue?

Time on Spiriva when people have Muscle Fatigue *:

  • < 1 month: 44.8 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.6 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.2 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.8 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.6 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.8 %
  • 10+ years: 3.2 %

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

  • female: 58.11 %
  • male: 41.89 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.08 %
  • 20-29: 0.25 %
  • 30-39: 1.55 %
  • 40-49: 3.76 %
  • 50-59: 14.79 %
  • 60+: 79.58 %

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 (445 people)
  • Hypertension (189 people)
  • Asthma (132 people)
  • Osteoporosis (126 people)
  • Pain (113 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Albuterol (335 people)
  • Advair Diskus 100/50 (326 people)
  • Aspirin (325 people)
  • Lasix (223 people)
  • Prednisone (209 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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