Review: could Xolair cause Pneumonia?
This is a review of Pneumonia by studying 11,486 people who take Xolair. We analyze: the time on Xolair when people have Pneumonia, gender and age of these people, the severity of Pneumonia, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Xolair. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Xolair (latest outcomes from 10,285 users) has active ingredients of omalizumab. It is often used in asthma, allergies. Commonly reported side effects of Xolair include asthma aggravated, asthma, dyspnoea exacerbated, breathing difficulty, anaphylaxis.
Pneumonia (latest reports from 738,030 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, osteoporosis.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 11,486 people reported to have side effects when taking Xolair. Among them, 526 people (4.58%) have Pneumonia. They amount to 0.07% of all the 736,910 people who have Pneumonia.
Time on Xolair when people have Pneumonia * :
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Gender of people who have Pneumonia when taking Xolair * :
Age of people who have Pneumonia when taking Xolair * :
Severity of Pneumonia when taking Xolair ** :
How people recovered from Pneumonia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Asthma (526 people, 100.00%)
- Hypersensitivity (94 people, 17.87%)
- Bronchitis (20 people, 3.80%)
- Depression (7 people, 1.33%)
- Hypertension (7 people, 1.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Singulair (370 people, 70.34%)
- Alvesco (204 people, 38.78%)
- Symbicort (188 people, 35.74%)
- Ventolin (182 people, 34.60%)
- Spiriva (174 people, 33.08%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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