Who have Pneumonia with Xolair?


Pneumonia is found among people who take Xolair, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Singulair, and have Asthma . We study 20,609 people who have side effects while taking Xolair from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,136 have Pneumonia. Find out below who they are, when they have Pneumonia and more.

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Xolair has active ingredients of omalizumab. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from Xolair 20,695 users)


Pneumonia has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis (latest reports from 175,012 Pneumonia patients).

On Nov, 24, 2016

20,609 people reported to have side effects when taking Xolair.
Among them, 1,136 people (5.51%) have Pneumonia

Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Xolair when people have Pneumonia *:

  • < 1 month: 20.87 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.96 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 22.61 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.04 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.91 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.61 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Pneumonia when taking Xolair *:

  • female: 67.35 %
  • male: 32.65 %

Age of people who have Pneumonia when taking Xolair *:

  • 0-1: 0.75 %
  • 2-9: 0.38 %
  • 10-19: 4.75 %
  • 20-29: 2.75 %
  • 30-39: 13.38 %
  • 40-49: 18.5 %
  • 50-59: 26.12 %
  • 60+: 33.38 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Singulair (349 people, 30.72%)
  • Ventolin (223 people, 19.63%)
  • Symbicort (220 people, 19.37%)
  • Spiriva (181 people, 15.93%)
  • Alvesco (138 people, 12.15%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Xolair, learn more )

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Asthma (372 people, 32.75%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (261 people, 22.98%)
  • Cough (251 people, 22.10%)
  • Nasopharyngitis (239 people, 21.04%)
  • Wheezing (216 people, 19.01%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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