Spironolactone and Breathing difficulty - from FDA reports


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 Lasix, and have Primary pulmonary hypertension. This review analyzes which people have Breathing difficulty with Spironolactone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 47,108 people who have side effects when taking Spironolactone from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 19, 2017

47,108 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone.
Among them, 3,679 people (7.81%) have Breathing difficulty


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Spironolactone cause Breathing difficulty?

Time on Spironolactone when people have Breathing difficulty *:

  • < 1 month: 35.51 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.04 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 19.57 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.87 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.35 %
  • 10+ years: 1.45 %

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

  • female: 58.52 %
  • male: 41.48 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.85 %
  • 2-9: 0.55 %
  • 10-19: 1.04 %
  • 20-29: 2.87 %
  • 30-39: 3.49 %
  • 40-49: 9.23 %
  • 50-59: 20.36 %
  • 60+: 61.34 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (573 people, 15.57%)
  • Pulmonary Hypertension (280 people, 7.61%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (190 people, 5.16%)
  • Pain (169 people, 4.59%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (161 people, 4.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (809 people, 21.99%)
  • Furosemide (762 people, 20.71%)
  • Digoxin (561 people, 15.25%)
  • Aspirin (490 people, 13.32%)
  • Coumadin (428 people, 11.63%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (744 people, 20.22%)
  • Weakness (592 people, 16.09%)
  • Chest Pain (592 people, 16.09%)
  • Nausea (518 people, 14.08%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (508 people, 13.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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