Zetia and Shortness of breath - from FDA reports


Summary

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. This review analyzes which people have Shortness of breath with Zetia. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 33,588 people who have side effects when taking Zetia from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 04, 2017

33,588 people reported to have side effects when taking Zetia.
Among them, 1,542 people (4.59%) have Shortness Of Breath


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zetia cause Shortness of breath?

Time on Zetia when people have Shortness Of Breath *:

  • < 1 month: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.69 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.74 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.2 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.92 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.46 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Shortness Of Breath when taking Zetia *:

  • female: 59.65 %
  • male: 40.35 %

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: 0.48 %
  • 30-39: 2.1 %
  • 40-49: 7.34 %
  • 50-59: 20.48 %
  • 60+: 69.52 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (404 people, 26.20%)
  • High Blood Pressure (199 people, 12.91%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (92 people, 5.97%)
  • Pain (83 people, 5.38%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (72 people, 4.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (350 people, 22.70%)
  • Lipitor (339 people, 21.98%)
  • Plavix (259 people, 16.80%)
  • Lasix (250 people, 16.21%)
  • Synthroid (199 people, 12.91%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Chest Pain (391 people, 25.36%)
  • Fatigue (325 people, 21.08%)
  • Weakness (322 people, 20.88%)
  • Dizziness (278 people, 18.03%)
  • Nausea (223 people, 14.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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