Zetia and Shortness of breath - from FDA reports
Shortness of breath is found among people who take Zetia, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 32,266 people who have side effects while taking Zetia from FDA. Among them, 1,490 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.
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Zetia has active ingredients of ezetimibe. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Zetia 33,169 users)
Shortness Of Breath
Shortness of breath has been reported by people with high blood pressure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, primary pulmonary hypertension, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 283,984 Shortness of breath patients).
On Jan, 25, 2017
32,266 people reported to have side effects when taking Zetia.
Among them, 1,490 people (4.62%) have Shortness Of Breath
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Zetia when people have Shortness Of Breath *:
- < 1 month: 49.59 %
- 1 - 6 months: 28.93 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.79 %
- 1 - 2 years: 8.26 %
- 2 - 5 years: 4.96 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.48 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Shortness Of Breath when taking Zetia *:
- female: 59.66 %
- male: 40.34 %
Age of people who have Shortness Of Breath when taking Zetia *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.08 %
- 20-29: 0.5 %
- 30-39: 2.09 %
- 40-49: 7.52 %
- 50-59: 20.47 %
- 60+: 69.34 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (386 people, 25.91%)
- High Blood Pressure (192 people, 12.89%)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (85 people, 5.70%)
- Pain (82 people, 5.50%)
- Depression (68 people, 4.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (350 people, 23.49%)
- Lipitor (334 people, 22.42%)
- Plavix (251 people, 16.85%)
- Lasix (244 people, 16.38%)
- Synthroid (191 people, 12.82%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Chest Pain (383 people, 25.70%)
- Weakness (317 people, 21.28%)
- Fatigue (313 people, 21.01%)
- Dizziness (271 people, 18.19%)
- Nausea (219 people, 14.70%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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