A study for a 79 year old man who takes Montelukast Sodium - from FDA reports


2,003 males aged 79 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 79 year old male patient who has Copd. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.



On Apr, 20, 2018

2,003 males aged 79 (±5) who take Montelukast Sodium are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Montelukast Sodium for a 79-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 79
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Copd
  • Drugs taken:
    • Montelukast Sodium (montelukast sodium)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Dizziness: 10 (0.5% of males aged 79 (±5) who take the drug)

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Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Weakness
  2. Jaundice - yellow skin (a yellowish pigmentation of the skin)
  3. Itching
  4. Blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  5. Weight decreased
1 - 6 months:
  1. Allergic granulomatous angiitis (allergic inflammation of a blood vessel or lymph duct)
  2. Gait disturbance
  3. Leukocytosis (increased white blood cells)
  4. Transaminases increased
  5. Dysaesthesia (abnormal sensation)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Hallucinations (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind)
  2. Anorexia (eating disorder characterized by immoderate food restriction and irrational fear of gaining weight)
  3. Pneumonia
  4. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
  5. Coughing up blood
1 - 2 years:
  1. Cerebral infarction (less blood supply to brain resulting tissue damage)
  2. Pneumonia
  3. Eosinophil count increased
  4. Injury
  5. Pancytopenia (medical condition in which there is a reduction in the number of red and white blood cells, as well as platelets)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Drug hypersensitivity
  2. Pneumonia
  3. Drug ineffective
  4. Allergic granulomatous angiitis (allergic inflammation of a blood vessel or lymph duct)
  5. Cardiac failure
5 - 10 years:
  1. Allergic granulomatous angiitis (allergic inflammation of a blood vessel or lymph duct)
  2. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  3. Hypokalemia (low potassium)
  4. Liver function test abnormal
  5. Fever
10+ years:
  1. Lung disorder (lung disease)
  2. Weakness
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage (upper gastrointestinal bleeding)
not specified:
  1. Breathing difficulty
  2. Pneumonia
  3. Drug ineffective
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  5. Weakness
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Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure : 223 people, 11.13%
  2. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles): 136 people, 6.79%
  3. High Blood Cholesterol : 111 people, 5.54%
  4. Pain : 90 people, 4.49%
  5. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 74 people, 3.69%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Spiriva (313 people, 15.63%)
  2. Lasix (195 people, 9.74%)
  3. Advair Diskus 100/50 (175 people, 8.74%)
  4. Lipitor (172 people, 8.59%)
  5. Aspirin (167 people, 8.34%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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