Spiriva and Small cell lung cancer - from FDA reports
Small cell lung cancer 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 Symbicort, and have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease . We study 90,843 people who have side effects while taking Spiriva from FDA. Among them, 30 have Small cell lung cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Small cell lung cancer 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)
Small Cell Lung Cancer
Small cell lung cancer (small cell cancer tumour of lung) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, lung cancer - small cell (latest reports from 1,182 Small cell lung cancer patients).
On Feb, 01, 2017
90,843 people reported to have side effects when taking Spiriva.
Among them, 30 people (0.03%) have Small Cell Lung Cancer
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Spiriva when people have Small Cell Lung Cancer *:
- < 1 month: 42.86 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 42.86 %
- 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Small Cell Lung Cancer when taking Spiriva *:
- female: 63.33 %
- male: 36.67 %
Age of people who have Small Cell Lung Cancer when taking Spiriva *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 0.0 %
- 50-59: 4.76 %
- 60+: 95.24 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (26 people, 86.67%)
- High Blood Pressure (7 people, 23.33%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (4 people, 13.33%)
- Hypothyroidism (3 people, 10.00%)
- Fluid Retention (2 people, 6.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Symbicort (5 people, 16.67%)
- Combivent (3 people, 10.00%)
- Amlodipine (3 people, 10.00%)
- Advair Hfa (3 people, 10.00%)
- Lovenox (2 people, 6.67%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (7 people, 23.33%)
- Pneumonia (6 people, 20.00%)
- Lung Neoplasm Malignant (4 people, 13.33%)
- Lower Respiratory Tract Infection (3 people, 10.00%)
- Joint Pain (3 people, 10.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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