Review: could Spironolactone cause Breathing difficulty?
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 Furosemide, and have High blood pressure.
We study 25,375 people who have side effects while taking Spironolactone from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,167 have Breathing difficulty. Find out below who they are, when they have Breathing difficulty and more.
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Spironolactone has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from 26,444 Spironolactone users)
Breathing difficulty has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (latest reports from 165,447 Breathing difficulty patients)
On Feb, 18, 2015: 25,366 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone. Among them, 1,898 people (7.48%) 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||34.02%||5.15%||24.74%||9.28%||19.59%||7.22%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Breathing difficulty when taking Spironolactone * :
|Breathing difficulty||0.67%||0.79%||0.91%||4.02%||4.15%||8.66%||19.45%||61.34% |
Severity of Breathing difficulty when taking Spironolactone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Breathing difficulty||7.69%||38.46%||53.85%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Breathing difficulty ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Breathing difficulty||11.11%||22.22%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (174 people, 9.17%)
- Pulmonary arterial hypertension (121 people, 6.38%)
- Cardiac failure congestive (94 people, 4.95%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (93 people, 4.90%)
- Pain (91 people, 4.79%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (641 people, 33.77%)
- Digoxin (530 people, 27.92%)
- Aspirin (517 people, 27.24%)
- Lasix (494 people, 26.03%)
- Lisinopril (303 people, 15.96%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Lisinopril, Spironolactone, Coreg for a 71-year old woman with Cardiac Failure Congestive, Cardiac Failure. The patient has Vertigo Aggravated
- A study of drug interactions between Losartan, Propylthiouracil for a 69-year old man with High Blood Pressure, Graves Disease. The patient has Vertigo, No Endurance, Shortness Of Breath, Myalgia, Peripheral Neuropathy
- A study of side effects of Paracetamol for a 85-year old man with Arthritis. The patient has Breathlessness
- A study of drug interactions between Victoza, Spironolactone, Metformin for a 45-year old woman with Pcos. The patient has Vaginal Bleeding Between Periods
- A study of drug interactions between Propranolol Hydrochloride, Clonazepam, Lithium Carbonate, Spironolactone, Metformin, Glycopyrrolate, Levothyroxine Sodium, Phenelzine Sulfate for a 45-year old woman with Migraine Without Aura, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Major Depression, High Blood Pressure, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (pcos), Sweating, Hypothyroidism. The patient has Akathisia, Tinnitus Aggravated, Hypertonia
Recent Spironolactone related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Aldactone, Losartan for a 38-year old woman who has Hypertension
- Comparions of Atorvastatin Calcium, Furosemide, Levothyroxine Sodium, Spironolactone, Remodulin for a 70-year old woman who has Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
- Comparions of Lipitor, Levothyroxine Sodium, Aldactone, Lasix, Remodulin for a 70-year old woman who has Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
- Comparions of Glipizide, Furosemide, Benicar, Carvedilol, Spironolactone for a 65-year old woman who has Congestive Heart Failure
- Comparions of Spironolactone, Finasteride for a 48-year old man who has Bobbins
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