Who have Lightheadedness with Singulair - from FDA reports


Lightheadedness 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 High blood pressure. 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, 13, 2019

77,028 people reported to have side effects when taking Singulair.
Among them, 3,428 people (4.45%) have Lightheadedness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Singulair cause Lightheadedness?

Time on Singulair when people have Lightheadedness *:

  • < 1 month: 44.63 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.82 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.78 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.86 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.47 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.86 %
  • 10+ years: 0.56 %

Gender of people who have Lightheadedness when taking Singulair *:

  • female: 76.52 %
  • male: 23.48 %

Age of people who have Lightheadedness when taking Singulair *:

  • 0-1: 0.07 %
  • 2-9: 1.82 %
  • 10-19: 5.86 %
  • 20-29: 4.84 %
  • 30-39: 9.4 %
  • 40-49: 18.0 %
  • 50-59: 21.75 %
  • 60+: 38.25 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 238 people, 6.94%
  2. Hypersensitivity: 237 people, 6.91%
  3. High Blood Cholesterol: 177 people, 5.16%
  4. Depression: 161 people, 4.70%
  5. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 161 people, 4.70%
  6. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 155 people, 4.52%
  7. Pain: 152 people, 4.43%
  8. Stress And Anxiety: 128 people, 3.73%
  9. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 106 people, 3.09%
  10. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe): 105 people, 3.06%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Xolair: 610 people, 17.79%
  2. Symbicort: 411 people, 11.99%
  3. Advair Hfa: 371 people, 10.82%
  4. Spiriva: 356 people, 10.39%
  5. Albuterol: 337 people, 9.83%
  6. Zyrtec: 327 people, 9.54%
  7. Advair Diskus 100/50: 322 people, 9.39%
  8. Ventolin: 317 people, 9.25%
  9. Lasix: 295 people, 8.61%
  10. Nexium: 294 people, 8.58%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 975 people, 28.44%
  2. Headache (pain in head): 905 people, 26.40%
  3. Breathing Difficulty: 849 people, 24.77%
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 817 people, 23.83%
  5. Weakness: 658 people, 19.19%
  6. Chest Pain: 546 people, 15.93%
  7. Stress And Anxiety: 516 people, 15.05%
  8. Pain: 505 people, 14.73%
  9. High Blood Pressure: 490 people, 14.29%
  10. Fall: 486 people, 14.18%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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