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Review: could Zetia cause Cough?

We study 24,548 people who have side effects while taking Zetia from FDA and social media. Among them, 418 have Cough. Find out below who they are, when they have Cough and more.

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Zetia

Zetia (latest outcomes from 24,962 users) has active ingredients of ezetimibe. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Cough

Cough (latest reports from 488,046 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 13, 2014: 24,545 people reported to have side effects when taking Zetia. Among them, 418 people (1.70%) have Cough. They amount to 0.09% of all the 487,832 people who have Cough on eHealthMe.

Trend of Cough in Zetia reports

Time on Zetia when people have Cough * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Cough53.49%23.26%9.30%13.95%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Cough when taking Zetia * :

FemaleMale
Cough65.82%34.18%

Age of people who have Cough when taking Zetia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cough0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.79%4.10%29.34%62.78%

Severity of Cough when taking Zetia ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Cough33.33%66.67%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Cough ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Cough0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (64 people, 15.31%)
  2. Hypertension (48 people, 11.48%)
  3. Osteoporosis (26 people, 6.22%)
  4. Asthma (26 people, 6.22%)
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis (22 people, 5.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (123 people, 29.43%)
  2. Lipitor (103 people, 24.64%)
  3. Coumadin (76 people, 18.18%)
  4. Folic acid (68 people, 16.27%)
  5. Nexium (62 people, 14.83%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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