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Review: could Spironolactone cause Breathing difficulty?
We study 25,339 people who have side effects while taking Spironolactone from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,897 have Breathing difficulty. Find out below who they are, when they have Breathing difficulty and more.
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Spironolactone (latest outcomes from 26,408 users) has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne.
Breathing difficulty (latest reports from 1,338,463 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
On Aug, 24, 2014: 25,331 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone. Among them, 1,895 people (7.48%) have Breathing Difficulty. They amount to 0.14% of all the 1,349,092 people who have Breathing Difficulty on eHealthMe.
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||34.74%||4.21%||24.21%||9.47%||20.00%||7.37%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Breathing difficulty when taking Spironolactone * :
|Breathing difficulty||0.67%||0.79%||0.86%||4.03%||4.15%||8.67%||19.43%||61.39% |
Severity of Breathing difficulty when taking Spironolactone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Breathing difficulty||10.00%||30.00%||60.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Breathing difficulty ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Breathing difficulty||16.67%||0.00%||83.33% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (174 people, 9.18%)
- Pulmonary arterial hypertension (121 people, 6.39%)
- Cardiac failure congestive (94 people, 4.96%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (93 people, 4.91%)
- Pain (91 people, 4.80%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (640 people, 33.77%)
- Digoxin (530 people, 27.97%)
- Aspirin (516 people, 27.23%)
- Lasix (493 people, 26.02%)
- Lisinopril (303 people, 15.99%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Breathing Difficulty is also known as: Breathlessness, Difficulty breathing, Difficulty in breathing, Dyspnea, Dyspnoea, Short of breath, Shortness of breath.
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