Xolair and Pneumonia - from FDA reports
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. This review analyzes which people have Pneumonia with Xolair. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 22,415 people who have side effects when taking Xolair from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 08, 2017
22,415 people reported to have side effects when taking Xolair.
Among them, 1,370 people (6.11%) have Pneumonia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Xolair when people have Pneumonia *:
- < 1 month: 17.5 %
- 1 - 6 months: 31.67 %
- 6 - 12 months: 20.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 10.83 %
- 2 - 5 years: 15.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 5.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Pneumonia when taking Xolair *:
- female: 67.09 %
- male: 32.91 %
Age of people who have Pneumonia when taking Xolair *:
- 0-1: 0.6 %
- 2-9: 0.3 %
- 10-19: 4.7 %
- 20-29: 2.4 %
- 30-39: 12.8 %
- 40-49: 18.0 %
- 50-59: 26.4 %
- 60+: 34.8 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Asthma (1,242 people, 90.66%)
- Hypersensitivity (42 people, 3.07%)
- Breathing Difficulty (32 people, 2.34%)
- High Blood Pressure (30 people, 2.19%)
- Bronchitis (25 people, 1.82%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Singulair (430 people, 31.39%)
- Ventolin (318 people, 23.21%)
- Symbicort (293 people, 21.39%)
- Spiriva (246 people, 17.96%)
- Alvesco (187 people, 13.65%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Asthma (479 people, 34.96%)
- Breathing Difficulty (346 people, 25.26%)
- Cough (321 people, 23.43%)
- Nasopharyngitis (313 people, 22.85%)
- Malaise (309 people, 22.55%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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