Review: could Tamiflu cause Hypertension?


Summary

Hypertension is found among people who take Tamiflu, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Levaquin, and have Osteoporosis . We study 11,242 people who have side effects while taking Tamiflu from FDA and social media. Among them, 133 have Hypertension. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypertension and more.

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Tamiflu

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

Hypertension

Hypertension (high blood pressure) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, rashes, drug ineffective, diarrhea (latest reports from 345,989 Hypertension patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

11,242 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamiflu.
Among them, 133 people (1.18%) have Hypertension


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tamiflu cause Hypertension?

Time on Tamiflu when people have Hypertension *:

  • < 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 Hypertension when taking Tamiflu *:

  • female: 67.67 %
  • male: 32.33 %

Age of people who have Hypertension when taking Tamiflu *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.78 %
  • 10-19: 3.1 %
  • 20-29: 6.98 %
  • 30-39: 8.53 %
  • 40-49: 12.4 %
  • 50-59: 23.26 %
  • 60+: 44.96 %

Severity if Hypertension when taking Tamiflu **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 50 %

How people recovered from Hypertension **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (23 people)
  • Influenza (21 people)
  • Hypertension (7 people)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (7 people)
  • Contraception (5 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Levaquin (48 people)
  • Lipitor (46 people)
  • Aspirin (45 people)
  • Zithromax (38 people)
  • Meclizine (35 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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