Who have Cough with Singulair - from FDA reports


Cough is found among people who take Singulair, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xolair, and have Hypersensitivity. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 77,028 people who have side effects when taking Singulair from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jan, 23, 2019

77,028 people reported to have side effects when taking Singulair.
Among them, 4,324 people (5.61%) have Cough


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Singulair cause Cough?

Time on Singulair when people have Cough *:

  • < 1 month: 35.19 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.01 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.64 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.96 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.41 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.94 %
  • 10+ years: 1.85 %

Gender of people who have Cough when taking Singulair *:

  • female: 70.61 %
  • male: 29.39 %

Age of people who have Cough when taking Singulair *:

  • 0-1: 0.25 %
  • 2-9: 5.73 %
  • 10-19: 4.83 %
  • 20-29: 4.47 %
  • 30-39: 8.07 %
  • 40-49: 15.46 %
  • 50-59: 19.9 %
  • 60+: 41.29 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Hypersensitivity: 260 people, 6.01%
  2. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe): 246 people, 5.69%
  3. High Blood Pressure: 234 people, 5.41%
  4. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 182 people, 4.21%
  5. High Blood Cholesterol: 164 people, 3.79%
  6. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 140 people, 3.24%
  7. Depression: 137 people, 3.17%
  8. Pain: 123 people, 2.84%
  9. Breathing Difficulty: 107 people, 2.47%
  10. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 97 people, 2.24%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Xolair: 1,452 people, 33.58%
  2. Ventolin: 832 people, 19.24%
  3. Symbicort: 824 people, 19.06%
  4. Spiriva: 799 people, 18.48%
  5. Advair Hfa: 766 people, 17.72%
  6. Advair Diskus 100/50: 442 people, 10.22%
  7. Alvesco: 417 people, 9.64%
  8. Albuterol: 404 people, 9.34%
  9. Zyrtec: 357 people, 8.26%
  10. Nasonex: 336 people, 7.77%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Breathing Difficulty: 1,719 people, 39.75%
  2. Wheezing (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breath): 1,074 people, 24.84%
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 874 people, 20.21%
  4. Chest Pain: 822 people, 19.01%
  5. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness): 793 people, 18.34%
  6. Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasopharynx): 748 people, 17.30%
  7. High Blood Pressure: 660 people, 15.26%
  8. Headache (pain in head): 629 people, 14.55%
  9. Fever: 584 people, 13.51%
  10. Productive Cough: 584 people, 13.51%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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