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 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This review analyzes which people have Shortness of breath with Zetia. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 34,261 people who have side effects when taking Zetia from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

34,261 people reported to have side effects when taking Zetia.
Among them, 1,577 people (4.6%) 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: 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: 59.77 %
  • male: 40.23 %

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: 0.47 %
  • 30-39: 2.05 %
  • 40-49: 7.32 %
  • 50-59: 20.46 %
  • 60+: 69.63 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (95 people, 6.02%)
  • Pain (84 people, 5.33%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (74 people, 4.69%)
  • Diabetes (72 people, 4.57%)
  • Depression (70 people, 4.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (350 people, 22.19%)
  • Lipitor (345 people, 21.88%)
  • Plavix (260 people, 16.49%)
  • Lasix (254 people, 16.11%)
  • Synthroid (200 people, 12.68%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Chest Pain (398 people, 25.24%)
  • Fatigue (334 people, 21.18%)
  • Weakness (326 people, 20.67%)
  • Dizziness (283 people, 17.95%)
  • Nausea (227 people, 14.39%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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