Review: Breathing difficulty in Spironolactone
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 26, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Breathing difficulty by studying 24,103 people who take Spironolactone. We analyze: the time on Spironolactone when people have Breathing difficulty, age of these people, the severity of Breathing difficulty, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Spironolactone. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Spironolactone (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is used in acne, high blood pressure, polycystic ovary disease. Commonly reported side effects of Spironolactone include dyspnoea exacerbated, breathing difficulty, nausea, nausea aggravated, hyperkalemia.
Breathing difficulty has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
On Nov, 24, 2013: 24,087 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone. Among them, 1,768 people (7.34%) have Breathing Difficulty.
Time on Spironolactone when people have Breathing difficulty * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Breathing difficulty||37.21%||4.65%||26.74%||9.30%||16.28%||5.81%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Breathing difficulty when taking Spironolactone * :
|Breathing difficulty||0.72%||0.59%||0.92%||3.66%||4.19%||8.76%||19.88%||61.28% |
Severity of Breathing difficulty when taking Spironolactone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Breathing difficulty||16.67%||33.33%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Breathing difficulty ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Breathing difficulty||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (166 people, 9.39%)
- Product used for unknown indication (124 people, 7.01%)
- Pulmonary arterial hypertension (104 people, 5.88%)
- Cardiac failure congestive (90 people, 5.09%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (90 people, 5.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (602 people, 34.05%)
- Digoxin (512 people, 28.96%)
- Aspirin (486 people, 27.49%)
- Lasix (476 people, 26.92%)
- Lisinopril (293 people, 16.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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