Review: could Tamiflu cause Bronchitis?


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 Aspirin, and have Influenza . We study 11,242 people who have side effects while taking Tamiflu from FDA and social media. Among them, 38 have Bronchitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Bronchitis and more.

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Tamiflu has active ingredients of oseltamivir phosphate. It is often used in the flu. (latest outcomes from Tamiflu 11,585 users)


Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes) has been reported by people with tendon rupture, fever, rashes, drug ineffective, weakness (latest reports from 35,450 Bronchitis patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

11,242 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamiflu.
Among them, 38 people (0.34%) have Bronchitis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tamiflu cause Bronchitis?

Time on Tamiflu when people have Bronchitis *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Bronchitis when taking Tamiflu *:

  • female: 62.16 %
  • male: 37.84 %

Age of people who have Bronchitis when taking Tamiflu *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 6.45 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.23 %
  • 30-39: 9.68 %
  • 40-49: 38.71 %
  • 50-59: 19.35 %
  • 60+: 22.58 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Influenza (9 people)
  • Depression (7 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (7 people)
  • Anxiety (7 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (6 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Famotidine (11 people)
  • Aspirin (11 people)
  • Levaquin (10 people)
  • Cephalexin (10 people)
  • Ranitidine (9 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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