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Review: could Symbicort cause High blood pressure?





Summary: 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 Singulair, and have Asthma.

We study 20,841 people who have side effects while taking Symbicort from FDA and social media. Among them, 717 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.

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Symbicort

Symbicort has active ingredients of budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from Symbicort 21,439 users)

High blood pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.(latest reports from High blood pressure 328,584 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 20,834 people reported to have side effects when taking Symbicort. Among them, 717 people (3.44%) have High Blood Pressure.

Trend of High blood pressure in Symbicort reports

Time on Symbicort when people have High blood pressure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood pressure33.33%20.00%8.33%10.00%21.67%5.00%1.67%

Gender of people who have High blood pressure when taking Symbicort * :

FemaleMale
High blood pressure71.50%28.50%

Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Symbicort * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood pressure0.00%0.27%0.96%1.50%6.42%15.98%23.50%51.37%

Severity of High blood pressure when taking Symbicort ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
High blood pressure0.00%50.00%40.00%10.00%

How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
High blood pressure0.00%60.00%40.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Asthma (272 people, 37.94%)
  2. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (116 people, 16.18%)
  3. Hypertension (72 people, 10.04%)
  4. Osteoporosis (32 people, 4.46%)
  5. Pain (24 people, 3.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Singulair (134 people, 18.69%)
  2. Spiriva (118 people, 16.46%)
  3. Albuterol (118 people, 16.46%)
  4. Aspirin (114 people, 15.90%)
  5. Nexium (98 people, 13.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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