Review: could Zetia cause Shortness Of Breath?


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 Blood cholesterol increased . We study 24,281 people who have side effects while taking Zetia from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,129 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.

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Zetia

Zetia has active ingredients of ezetimibe. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Zetia 24,564 users)

Shortness Of Breath

Shortness of breath has been reported by people with hypotension, pain, nausea, pneumonia, chest pain (latest reports from 160,430 Shortness of breath patients).

On Jul, 31, 2016

24,281 people reported to have side effects when taking Zetia.
Among them, 1,129 people (4.65%) 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: 43.59 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.62 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.98 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.55 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.56 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 58.61 %
  • male: 41.39 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.43 %
  • 30-39: 1.84 %
  • 40-49: 8.96 %
  • 50-59: 21.81 %
  • 60+: 66.95 %

Severity if Shortness Of Breath when taking Zetia **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50.0 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 16.67 %

How people recovered from Shortness Of Breath **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (167 people)
  • Hypertension (132 people)
  • Pain (56 people)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (51 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol (49 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (298 people)
  • Lipitor (270 people)
  • Plavix (196 people)
  • Lasix (189 people)
  • Synthroid (150 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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