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Review: could Verapamil hcl cause Shortness of breath (Breathing difficulty)?

We study 2,291 people who have side effects while taking Verapamil hcl from FDA and social media. Among them, 67 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.

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Verapamil hcl

Verapamil hcl (latest outcomes from 2,526 users) has active ingredients of verapamil hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath (latest reports from 1,340,734 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

On Sep, 15, 2014: 2,291 people reported to have side effects when taking Verapamil hcl. Among them, 67 people (2.92%) have Shortness Of Breath.

Trend of Shortness of breath in Verapamil hcl reports

Time on Verapamil hcl when people have Shortness of breath * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Shortness of breath40.00%40.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Verapamil hcl * :

FemaleMale
Shortness of breath53.62%46.38%

Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Verapamil hcl * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Shortness of breath0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%5.56%5.56%24.07%64.81%

Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Verapamil hcl ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Shortness of breath0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Shortness of breath0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (8 people, 11.94%)
  2. Atrial fibrillation (7 people, 10.45%)
  3. Blood pressure (6 people, 8.96%)
  4. Ill-defined disorder (6 people, 8.96%)
  5. Prophylaxis (5 people, 7.46%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Furosemide (18 people, 26.87%)
  2. Simvastatin (14 people, 20.90%)
  3. Warfarin sodium (14 people, 20.90%)
  4. Lasix (11 people, 16.42%)
  5. Lisinopril (11 people, 16.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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