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Review: could Spiriva cause Muscle fatigue (Weakness)?

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 Aspirin, and have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

We study 50,004 people who have side effects while taking Spiriva from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,371 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 50,484 Spiriva users)

Muscle fatigue

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, osteoporosis, pain. (latest reports from 180,459 Muscle Fatigue patients)

On Jan, 3, 2015: 49,995 people reported to have side effects when taking Spiriva. Among them, 1,371 people (2.74%) have Muscle Fatigue.

Trend of Muscle fatigue in Spiriva reports

Time on Spiriva when people have Muscle fatigue * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle fatigue45.67%27.56%10.24%5.51%7.09%0.00%3.94%

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

FemaleMale
Muscle fatigue55.99%44.01%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle fatigue0.00%0.00%0.00%0.09%1.48%3.30%15.04%80.09%

Severity of Muscle fatigue when taking Spiriva ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle fatigue0.00%28.57%28.57%42.86%

How people recovered from Muscle fatigue ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle fatigue0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (371 people, 27.06%)
  2. Hypertension (172 people, 12.55%)
  3. Osteoporosis (130 people, 9.48%)
  4. Emphysema (121 people, 8.83%)
  5. Asthma (119 people, 8.68%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (406 people, 29.61%)
  2. Albuterol (365 people, 26.62%)
  3. Lasix (227 people, 16.56%)
  4. Lisinopril (213 people, 15.54%)
  5. Prednisone (213 people, 15.54%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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