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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

Spironolactone (latest outcomes from 26,408 users) has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne.

Breathing difficulty

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.

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 difficulty34.74%4.21%24.21%9.47%20.00%7.37%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%0.86%4.03%4.15%8.67%19.43%61.39%

Severity of Breathing difficulty when taking Spironolactone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Breathing difficulty10.00%30.00%60.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Breathing difficulty ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Breathing difficulty16.67%0.00%83.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (174 people, 9.18%)
  2. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (121 people, 6.39%)
  3. Cardiac failure congestive (94 people, 4.96%)
  4. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (93 people, 4.91%)
  5. Pain (91 people, 4.80%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Furosemide (640 people, 33.77%)
  2. Digoxin (530 people, 27.97%)
  3. Aspirin (516 people, 27.23%)
  4. Lasix (493 people, 26.02%)
  5. Lisinopril (303 people, 15.99%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • AL GYAM on Jul, 27, 2011:

    I use Spironolactone to treat my high blood pressure and experience abnormal dreams accompanied by screamiong. It has happened 2 times within a month.
    Al

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    AL GYAM on Jul, 27, 2011:

    AL GYAM

    Sex: Male
    Age: 60 +
    I use Spironolactone to treat my high blood pressure and experience abnormal dreams accompanied by screaming. It has happened 2 times within a month.
    Al

    Reply

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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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