Capoten and Chest tightness - from FDA reports

Chest tightness is found among people who take Capoten, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Headache. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,751 people who have side effects when taking Capoten from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 10, 2018

2,751 people reported to have side effects when taking Capoten.
Among them, 190 people (6.91%) have Chest tightness

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Capoten cause Chest tightness?

Time on Capoten when people have Chest tightness *:

  • < 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 Chest tightness when taking Capoten *:

  • female: 54.5 %
  • male: 45.5 %

Age of people who have Chest tightness when taking Capoten *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 7.64 %
  • 30-39: 7.64 %
  • 40-49: 14.65 %
  • 50-59: 21.66 %
  • 60+: 48.41 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Headache (pain in head): 15 people, 7.89%
  2. Stress And Anxiety: 13 people, 6.84%
  3. Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder): 12 people, 6.32%
  4. Sleep Disorder: 12 people, 6.32%
  5. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints): 9 people, 4.74%
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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Lasix: 54 people, 28.42%
  2. Digoxin: 31 people, 16.32%
  3. Glucophage: 29 people, 15.26%
  4. Neurontin: 28 people, 14.74%
  5. Norvasc: 27 people, 14.21%
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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Weakness: 49 people, 25.79%
  2. Cardiac Failure Congestive: 40 people, 21.05%
  3. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure): 40 people, 21.05%
  4. Breathing Difficulty: 38 people, 20.00%
  5. Dizziness: 32 people, 16.84%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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