Spironolactone and Breathing difficulty - from FDA reports


Summary

Breathing difficulty is found among people who take Spironolactone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Primary pulmonary hypertension. This review analyzes which people have Breathing difficulty with Spironolactone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 45,238 people who have side effects when taking Spironolactone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 02, 2017

45,238 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone.
Among them, 3,520 people (7.78%) have Breathing Difficulty


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Spironolactone cause Breathing difficulty?

Time on Spironolactone when people have Breathing Difficulty *:

  • < 1 month: 35.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.24 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 19.12 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.03 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.44 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.41 %
  • 10+ years: 1.47 %

Gender of people who have Breathing Difficulty when taking Spironolactone *:

  • female: 57.98 %
  • male: 42.02 %

Age of people who have Breathing Difficulty when taking Spironolactone *:

  • 0-1: 0.85 %
  • 2-9: 0.58 %
  • 10-19: 1.02 %
  • 20-29: 2.97 %
  • 30-39: 3.55 %
  • 40-49: 9.04 %
  • 50-59: 20.24 %
  • 60+: 61.47 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (522 people, 14.83%)
  • High Blood Pressure (352 people, 10.00%)
  • Pulmonary Hypertension (261 people, 7.41%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (181 people, 5.14%)
  • Pain (163 people, 4.63%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (781 people, 22.19%)
  • Furosemide (762 people, 21.65%)
  • Digoxin (561 people, 15.94%)
  • Aspirin (490 people, 13.92%)
  • Coumadin (418 people, 11.88%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (708 people, 20.11%)
  • Chest Pain (573 people, 16.28%)
  • Weakness (569 people, 16.16%)
  • Nausea (499 people, 14.18%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (487 people, 13.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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