Tapazole and Shortness of breath - from FDA reports


Summary

Shortness of breath is found among people who take Tapazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Coumadin, and have Hyperthyroidism . We study 1,209 people who have side effects while taking Tapazole from FDA. Among them, 68 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.

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Tapazole

Tapazole has active ingredients of methimazole. It is often used in hyperthyroidism. (latest outcomes from Tapazole 1,326 users)

Shortness Of Breath

Shortness of breath has been reported by people with high blood pressure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, primary pulmonary hypertension, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 283,984 Shortness of breath patients).

On Jan, 28, 2017

1,209 people reported to have side effects when taking Tapazole.
Among them, 68 people (5.62%) have Shortness Of Breath


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tapazole cause Shortness of breath?

Time on Tapazole when people have Shortness Of Breath *:

  • < 1 month: 40 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 40 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Shortness Of Breath when taking Tapazole *:

  • female: 78.79 %
  • male: 21.21 %

Age of people who have Shortness Of Breath when taking Tapazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.67 %
  • 30-39: 10.0 %
  • 40-49: 10.0 %
  • 50-59: 15.0 %
  • 60+: 63.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hyperthyroidism (9 people, 13.24%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (8 people, 11.76%)
  • Thyroid Diseases (7 people, 10.29%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (7 people, 10.29%)
  • High Blood Pressure (7 people, 10.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Coumadin (19 people, 27.94%)
  • Lasix (15 people, 22.06%)
  • Norvasc (13 people, 19.12%)
  • Lopressor (13 people, 19.12%)
  • Methimazole (10 people, 14.71%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Decreased (17 people, 25.00%)
  • Cough (17 people, 25.00%)
  • Rashes (16 people, 23.53%)
  • Fatigue (16 people, 23.53%)
  • Weakness (13 people, 19.12%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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