Asthma and Cough - from FDA reports

Cough is found among people with Asthma, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Xolair and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Cough with Asthma. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 8,056 people who have Asthma from FDA , and is updated regularly.


On May, 28, 2018

8,056 people who have Asthma and Cough are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

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Gender of people who have Asthma and experience Cough *:

  • female: 70.94 %
  • male: 29.06 %

Age of people who have Asthma and experience Cough *:

  • 0-1: 0.29 %
  • 2-9: 5.08 %
  • 10-19: 4.42 %
  • 20-29: 3.73 %
  • 30-39: 6.93 %
  • 40-49: 14.81 %
  • 50-59: 21.41 %
  • 60+: 43.33 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 550 people, 6.83%
  2. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe): 429 people, 5.33%
  3. High Blood Cholesterol: 333 people, 4.13%
  4. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 297 people, 3.69%
  5. Hypersensitivity: 278 people, 3.45%
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Most common drugs for these people *:

  1. Xolair: 2,310 people, 28.67%
  2. Singulair: 1,756 people, 21.80%
  3. Ventolin: 1,234 people, 15.32%
  4. Symbicort: 1,225 people, 15.21%
  5. Advair Diskus 100/50: 978 people, 12.14%
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Top symptoms for these people *:

  1. Breathing Difficulty: 2,866 people, 35.58%
  2. Wheezing (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breath): 1,730 people, 21.47%
  3. Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasopharynx): 1,269 people, 15.75%
  4. Chest Pain: 1,268 people, 15.74%
  5. Drug Ineffective: 1,224 people, 15.19%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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