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Review: could Tamiflu cause Bronchitis?





Summary: Bronchitis is found among people who take Tamiflu, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Famotidine, and have Influenza.

We study 10,402 people who have side effects while taking Tamiflu from FDA and social media. Among them, 57 have Bronchitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Bronchitis and more.

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Tamiflu

Tamiflu has active ingredients of oseltamivir phosphate. It is often used in the flu. (latest outcomes from Tamiflu 10,917 users)

Bronchitis

Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain.(latest reports from Bronchitis 34,617 patients)

On Nov, 30, 2014: 10,402 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamiflu. Among them, 57 people (0.55%) have Bronchitis.

Trend of Bronchitis in Tamiflu reports

Time on Tamiflu when people have Bronchitis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Bronchitis100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Bronchitis when taking Tamiflu * :

FemaleMale
Bronchitis60.00%40.00%

Age of people who have Bronchitis when taking Tamiflu * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bronchitis0.00%7.69%0.00%5.13%7.69%30.77%25.64%23.08%

Severity of Bronchitis when taking Tamiflu ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Bronchitis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Influenza (8 people, 14.04%)
  2. Anxiety (7 people, 12.28%)
  3. Depression (7 people, 12.28%)
  4. Bipolar disorder (7 people, 12.28%)
  5. Bronchitis (6 people, 10.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Famotidine (11 people, 19.30%)
  2. Levaquin (10 people, 17.54%)
  3. Aspirin (10 people, 17.54%)
  4. Cephalexin (9 people, 15.79%)
  5. Prednisone (9 people, 15.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Narcolepsy-cataplexy and epilepsy after taking tamiflu (1 response)
    (Posted by a 34 year old woman who has Narcolepsy, and takes Tamiflu)
    Sorry for my unperfect English : ) I'm french.

    I suddenly declared an "atypic" Narcolepsy-cataplexy after taking two pills of TAMIFLU in 2007. My husband was ill, and our family doctor recommanded me and my baby to take the same medecine otherwise we should also catch the "bad" flu.

    I took two pills of TAMIFLU and fell down at my office, unanimated but not unconscious, unable to move, prisonner in my own body. Till this day, I couldn't help falling down 10 to 15 Times a day, being sleepy all the day long, being paralysed when I Wake up in the morning. Several nights I also experimented tonic-clonic epilepsy seizures and insomnia. My life would never be the same till then.

    I was misdiagnotised the first time, since I didn't carry the "HLA specific type" confirming a typical narcolepsy. But the cataplexy attacks were so specifically that I obtained to be recieved in a sleep-center to check my sleepness architecture. The results were shortly confirming the diagnosis of Narcolpesy-Cataplexy in its nontypical form, "secondary type" as in rare cases as following a trauma, and also the diagnostics of frontal epilepsy.

    I precise I did NEVER had seizure or epilepsy crises before the day I fell down after taking TAMILFU.

    At the RMI, I was detected an "intrasellar arachnoidocele" which could explain the survenience of my symptoms. It's sudden appearance might have been a side effect of TAMIFLU which is now known to rich (oseltamivir substance)the blood-brain barrier and cause irreversible dammages to brain.

    As a conclusion, TAMIFLU appeared to be responsable of a "medecinal intoxication" causing the narcolepsy-cataplexy I suddenly suffer since then.

    Several Years after, we hear about narcolepsy cases caused by the massive H1N1 vaccinations... But what about me, am I the only one case declared by TAMIFLU and its molecule oseltamivir ?

    Astrid B

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