Review: could Spiriva cause Renal Failure?


Renal failure is found among people who take Spiriva, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Advair Diskus 100/50, 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, 496 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure 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)

Renal Failure

Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, thrombocytopenia, sepsis, infection (latest reports from 66,724 Renal failure patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

63,196 people reported to have side effects when taking Spiriva.
Among them, 496 people (0.78%) have Renal Failure

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Spiriva cause Renal failure?

Time on Spiriva when people have Renal Failure *:

  • < 1 month: 7.41 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 37.04 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.81 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.41 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.7 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 25.93 %
  • 10+ years: 3.7 %

Gender of people who have Renal Failure when taking Spiriva *:

  • female: 46.06 %
  • male: 53.94 %

Age of people who have Renal Failure when taking Spiriva *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.28 %
  • 30-39: 1.79 %
  • 40-49: 4.36 %
  • 50-59: 16.67 %
  • 60+: 75.9 %

Severity if Renal Failure when taking Spiriva **:

  • least: 50 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Renal Failure **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (108 people)
  • Hypertension (57 people)
  • Osteoporosis (32 people)
  • Pain (31 people)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (28 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (115 people)
  • Advair Diskus 100/50 (115 people)
  • Lasix (112 people)
  • Albuterol (109 people)
  • Digoxin (86 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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