Review: could Zetia cause Shortness of breath?
We study 24,548 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 (latest outcomes from 24,962 users) has active ingredients of ezetimibe. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Shortness of breath
Shortness of breath (latest reports from 1,351,537 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
On Aug, 15, 2014: 24,545 people reported to have side effects when taking Zetia. Among them, 1,145 people (4.66%) have Shortness Of Breath. They amount to 0.09% of all the 1,340,994 people who have Shortness Of Breath on eHealthMe.
Time on Zetia when people have Shortness of breath * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Shortness of breath||46.56%||27.48%||8.40%||6.87%||7.63%||3.05%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Zetia * :
|Shortness of breath||58.64%||41.36% |
Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Zetia * :
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.40%||1.92%||9.50%||20.93%||67.24% |
Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Zetia ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||25.00%||50.00%||25.00% |
How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (173 people, 15.11%)
- Hypertension (155 people, 13.54%)
- Pain (58 people, 5.07%)
- Depression (54 people, 4.72%)
- Blood cholesterol (53 people, 4.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (375 people, 32.75%)
- Lipitor (283 people, 24.72%)
- Plavix (212 people, 18.52%)
- Lasix (199 people, 17.38%)
- Nexium (176 people, 15.37%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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