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Review: could Tamiflu cause Hypertension?

Summary: Hypertension could be caused by Tamiflu, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Influenza.

We study 10,395 people who have side effects while taking Tamiflu from FDA and social media. Among them, 124 have Hypertension. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypertension and more.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 10,328 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamiflu. Among them, 144 people (1.39%) have Hypertension. They amount to 0.01% of all the 1,136,387 people who have Hypertension on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hypertension in Tamiflu reports

Time on Tamiflu when people have Hypertension * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hypertension100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hypertension when taking Tamiflu * :

FemaleMale
Hypertension58.90%41.10%

Age of people who have Hypertension when taking Tamiflu * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hypertension0.00%1.25%2.50%6.88%10.00%12.50%26.25%40.62%

Severity of Hypertension when taking Tamiflu ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hypertension0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hypertension ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hypertension0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Influenza (24 people, 16.67%)
  2. Osteoporosis (23 people, 15.97%)
  3. Hypertension (9 people, 6.25%)
  4. Pyrexia (8 people, 5.56%)
  5. Atrial fibrillation (7 people, 4.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (48 people, 33.33%)
  2. Levaquin (47 people, 32.64%)
  3. Lipitor (45 people, 31.25%)
  4. Zithromax (39 people, 27.08%)
  5. Meclizine (35 people, 24.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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