Tamsulosin and Breathing difficulty - from FDA reports
Breathing difficulty is found among people who take Tamsulosin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Spiriva, and have Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This review analyzes which people have Breathing difficulty with Tamsulosin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,828 people who have side effects when taking Tamsulosin from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 19, 2017
16,828 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamsulosin.
Among them, 886 people (5.27%) have Breathing difficulty
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Tamsulosin when people have Breathing difficulty *:
- < 1 month: 29.63 %
- 1 - 6 months: 18.52 %
- 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.41 %
- 2 - 5 years: 7.41 %
- 5 - 10 years: 3.7 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Breathing difficulty when taking Tamsulosin *:
- female: 4.68 %
- male: 95.32 %
Age of people who have Breathing difficulty when taking Tamsulosin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.14 %
- 30-39: 0.71 %
- 40-49: 1.57 %
- 50-59: 9.13 %
- 60+: 88.45 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (139 people, 15.69%)
- High Blood Pressure (122 people, 13.77%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (90 people, 10.16%)
- Pain (57 people, 6.43%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (56 people, 6.32%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Spiriva (102 people, 11.51%)
- Metformin (84 people, 9.48%)
- Amlodipine (84 people, 9.48%)
- Paracetamol (58 people, 6.55%)
- Symbicort (54 people, 6.09%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (157 people, 17.72%)
- Chest Pain (143 people, 16.14%)
- Weakness (103 people, 11.63%)
- Dizziness (101 people, 11.40%)
- Diarrhea (76 people, 8.58%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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