Review: could Verapamil hcl cause Shortness of breath (Breathing difficulty)?
Summary: Shortness of breath is found among people who take Verapamil hcl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Furosemide, and have High blood pressure.
We study 2,296 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 has active ingredients of verapamil hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 2,531 Verapamil Hcl users)
Shortness of breath
Shortness of breath has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (latest reports from 165,444 Shortness of breath patients)
On Jan, 29, 2015: 2,296 people reported to have side effects when taking Verapamil hcl. Among them, 67 people (2.92%) have Shortness Of Breath.
Time on Verapamil hcl when people have Shortness of breath * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Shortness of breath||40.00%||40.00%||0.00%||20.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Verapamil hcl * :
|Shortness of breath||53.62%||46.38% |
Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Verapamil hcl * :
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||5.56%||5.56%||24.07%||64.81% |
Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Verapamil hcl ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (8 people, 11.94%)
- Atrial fibrillation (7 people, 10.45%)
- Ill-defined disorder (6 people, 8.96%)
- Prophylaxis (5 people, 7.46%)
- Thrombosis (5 people, 7.46%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (18 people, 26.87%)
- Simvastatin (14 people, 20.90%)
- Warfarin sodium (14 people, 20.90%)
- Lasix (11 people, 16.42%)
- Lisinopril (11 people, 16.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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