Review: could Tamiflu cause Hypertension?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 28, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 10,207 people who take Tamiflu. Among them, 122 have Hypertension. See who they are, when they have Hypertension and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Tamiflu (latest outcomes from 10,783 users) has active ingredients of oseltamivir phosphate. It is often used in the flu, h1n1. Commonly reported side effects of Tamiflu include abnormal behaviour, hallucinations, nausea and vomiting, vomiting aggravated, fever.
Hypertension (high blood pressure) (latest reports from 1,138,235 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain.
On Feb, 6, 2014: 10,189 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamiflu. Among them, 142 people (1.39%) have Hypertension.
Time on Tamiflu when people have Hypertension * :
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Gender of people who have Hypertension when taking Tamiflu * :
Age of people who have Hypertension when taking Tamiflu * :
Severity of Hypertension when taking Tamiflu ** :
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How people recovered from Hypertension ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Influenza (24 people, 16.90%)
- Osteoporosis (22 people, 15.49%)
- Hypertension (9 people, 6.34%)
- Pyrexia (8 people, 5.63%)
- Atrial fibrillation (7 people, 4.93%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (47 people, 33.10%)
- Levaquin (46 people, 32.39%)
- Lipitor (44 people, 30.99%)
- Zithromax (38 people, 26.76%)
- Meclizine (34 people, 23.94%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Started having grand mal seizures at age 24. Have had over 50 seizures, all grand mal and all sever in length and recovery time. Severe loss of memory. Accompanied by 3 strokes. Two TIA and one causing left body from shoulder down for weeks. Cannot drive. Cannot work. Longest length in between episodes is a little over a month. Single mother concerned for my son's and my own safety. Idiopathic. Tried MANY different regiments of medications. Breakthrough severe seizures always occur. Have see. Seen many specialist all test preformed, no solid answers at all. NO history of epilepsy or seizure disorder in family. At a loss. Please help me get my life back.
From this study (20 hours ago):
Started having grand mal seizures at age 24. Have had over 50 seizures, all grand mal and all sever in length and recovery time. Severe loss of memory. Accompanied by 3 strokes. Two TIA and one causing left body from shoulder down for weeks. Cannot drive. Cannot work. Longest length in between episodes is a little over a month. Single mother concerned for my son's and my own safety. Idiopathic. Tried MANY different regiments of medications. Breakthrough severe seizures always occur. Have see. Seen many specialist, all test preformed, no solid answers at all. NO history of epilepsy or seizure disorder in family. At a loss. Please help me get my life back.
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