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Review: could Zetia cause Shortness of breath (Breathing difficulty)?

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 24,558 people who have side effects while taking Zetia from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,145 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.

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Zetia

Zetia (latest outcomes from 24,972 users) has active ingredients of ezetimibe. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Trend of zetia reports

Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath (latest reports from 1,368,535 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Trend of Shortness of breath reports

On Oct, 26, 2014: 24,550 people reported to have side effects when taking Zetia. Among them, 1,145 people (4.66%) have Shortness Of Breath.

Trend of Shortness of breath in Zetia reports

Time on Zetia when people have Shortness of breath * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Shortness of breath46.56%27.48%8.40%6.87%7.63%3.05%0.00%

Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Zetia * :

FemaleMale
Shortness of breath58.64%41.36%

Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Zetia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Shortness of breath0.00%0.00%0.00%0.40%1.92%9.50%20.93%67.24%

Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Zetia ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Shortness of breath0.00%25.00%50.00%25.00%

How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Shortness of breath0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (173 people, 15.11%)
  2. Hypertension (155 people, 13.54%)
  3. Pain (58 people, 5.07%)
  4. Depression (54 people, 4.72%)
  5. Blood cholesterol (53 people, 4.63%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (375 people, 32.75%)
  2. Lipitor (283 people, 24.72%)
  3. Plavix (212 people, 18.52%)
  4. Lasix (199 people, 17.38%)
  5. Nexium (176 people, 15.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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