Symbicort and High blood pressure - from FDA reports
High blood pressure is found among people who take Symbicort, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xolair, and have Asthma. This review analyzes which people have High blood pressure with Symbicort. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 43,312 people who have side effects when taking Symbicort from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 22, 2017
43,312 people reported to have side effects when taking Symbicort.
Among them, 1,725 people (3.98%) have High Blood Pressure
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Symbicort when people have High Blood Pressure *:
- < 1 month: 38.78 %
- 1 - 6 months: 16.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 8.16 %
- 1 - 2 years: 12.24 %
- 2 - 5 years: 15.31 %
- 5 - 10 years: 9.18 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Symbicort *:
- female: 64.84 %
- male: 35.16 %
Age of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Symbicort *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.28 %
- 10-19: 1.27 %
- 20-29: 2.19 %
- 30-39: 5.57 %
- 40-49: 13.82 %
- 50-59: 25.88 %
- 60+: 50.99 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Asthma (744 people, 43.13%)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (325 people, 18.84%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (130 people, 7.54%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (124 people, 7.19%)
- Blood Pressure Management (80 people, 4.64%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xolair (366 people, 21.22%)
- Spiriva (345 people, 20.00%)
- Singulair (333 people, 19.30%)
- Ventolin (233 people, 13.51%)
- Nexium (195 people, 11.30%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (486 people, 28.17%)
- Asthma (362 people, 20.99%)
- Cough (302 people, 17.51%)
- Headache (272 people, 15.77%)
- Malaise (254 people, 14.72%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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