Adcirca and Rls - from FDA reports

Rls is found among people who take Adcirca, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Letairis, and have Primary pulmonary hypertension. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 36,023 people who have side effects when taking Adcirca from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 13, 2018

36,023 people reported to have side effects when taking Adcirca.
Among them, 44 people (0.12%) have Rls

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Adcirca cause Rls?

Time on Adcirca when people have Rls *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Rls when taking Adcirca *:

  • female: 79.07 %
  • male: 20.93 %

Age of people who have Rls when taking Adcirca *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.94 %
  • 40-49: 14.71 %
  • 50-59: 17.65 %
  • 60+: 64.71 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (primary high blood pressure that affects the arteries in the lungs and the right side of your heart): 22 people, 50.00%
  2. Cor Pulmonale Chronic (long lasting enlargement of the right ventricle of the heart): 1 person, 2.27%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Letairis: 17 people, 38.64%
  2. Remodulin: 14 people, 31.82%
  3. Opsumit: 10 people, 22.73%
  4. Uptravi: 7 people, 15.91%
  5. Tyvaso: 7 people, 15.91%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Pain In Extremity: 18 people, 40.91%
  2. Breathing Difficulty: 18 people, 40.91%
  3. Headache (pain in head): 16 people, 36.36%
  4. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 14 people, 31.82%
  5. Diarrhea: 14 people, 31.82%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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