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Review: could Tamiflu cause Bronchitis?

We study 10,400 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 (latest outcomes from 10,911 users) has active ingredients of oseltamivir phosphate. It is often used in the flu.

Bronchitis

Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes) (latest reports from 223,324 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, asthma.

On Sep, 19, 2014: 10,399 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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 months 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

    thanks

    Reply

  • From this study (4 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.

    Reply

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • Three doses ended up in hospital very severe chest pains. Scale 1 to 10 I called them a 15.

    Reply

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