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Review: could Spironolactone cause Breathing difficulty?

We study 25,348 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

Spironolactone (latest outcomes from 26,415 users) has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne.

Breathing difficulty

Breathing difficulty (latest reports from 1,342,605 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

On Oct, 24, 2014: 25,339 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone. Among them, 1,897 people (7.49%) have Breathing Difficulty.

Trend of Breathing difficulty in Spironolactone reports

Time on Spironolactone when people have Breathing difficulty * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Breathing difficulty34.38%4.17%25.00%9.38%19.79%7.29%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Breathing difficulty0.67%0.79%0.85%4.03%4.15%8.66%19.46%61.38%

Severity of Breathing difficulty when taking Spironolactone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Breathing difficulty8.33%33.33%58.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Breathing difficulty ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Breathing difficulty12.50%12.50%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (174 people, 9.17%)
  2. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (121 people, 6.38%)
  3. Cardiac failure congestive (94 people, 4.96%)
  4. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (93 people, 4.90%)
  5. Pain (91 people, 4.80%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Furosemide (641 people, 33.79%)
  2. Digoxin (530 people, 27.94%)
  3. Aspirin (517 people, 27.25%)
  4. Lasix (494 people, 26.04%)
  5. Lisinopril (303 people, 15.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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