Review: could Tamiflu cause Bronchitis?
We study 10,398 people who have side effects while taking Tamiflu from FDA and social media. Among them, 39 have Bronchitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Bronchitis and more.
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Tamiflu (latest outcomes from 10,908 users) has active ingredients of oseltamivir phosphate. It is often used in the flu.
Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes) (latest reports from 222,855 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain.
On Jul, 18, 2014: 10,398 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamiflu. Among them, 57 people (0.55%) have Bronchitis. They amount to 0.03% of all the 222,495 people who have Bronchitis on eHealthMe.
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Severity of Bronchitis when taking Tamiflu ** :
How people recovered from Bronchitis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Influenza (8 people, 14.04%)
- Anxiety (7 people, 12.28%)
- Depression (7 people, 12.28%)
- Bipolar disorder (7 people, 12.28%)
- Bronchitis (6 people, 10.53%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Famotidine (11 people, 19.30%)
- Levaquin (10 people, 17.54%)
- Aspirin (10 people, 17.54%)
- Cephalexin (9 people, 15.79%)
- Prednisone (9 people, 15.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (3 weeks ago):
curious had CBC done with Flu nasal swab....at time WBC count was 4.5....3 days later, WBC count has dropped to 2.5 I feel the Tamiflu caused me more discomfort, etc....I was prescribed 5 days worth, 2x /day. I stopped after 3rd dose....It felt too powerful over my body.....I may have been dehydrated too
Is the Tamiflu possibly reason for WBC low.....I have another CBC in 3 days
From this study (3 months ago):
Developed influenza symptoms last Wednesday. Went to family physician on Thursday who prescribed Amoxicillin. Symptoms then began to worsen, feeling extremely weak, headache, loss of appetite, restless, diarrhea and back pain. Went to the ER on Sunday began vomiting at the hospital. Given IV fluids. Bloodwork and swabs taken and X-rays done. Nasal swab came back positive for influenza B. Put into isolation. Sodium levels very low. Still feeling very weak with intermittent back pain, diarrhe and vomiting when ingesting food.
From this study (4 months ago):
Three doses ended up in hospital very severe chest pains. Scale 1 to 10 I called them a 15.
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