Will you have Nausea with Singulair - from FDA reports

Summary

Nausea 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 Zyrtec, 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.



What's eHealthMe?

eHealthMe is a health data analysis company based in Mountain View, California. eHealthMe monitors and analyzes the outcomes of drugs and supplements that are currently on the market. The results are readily available to health care professionals and consumers.

eHealthMe has released original studies on market drugs and worked with leading universities and institutions such as IBM, London Health Science Centre, Mayo Clinic, Northwestern University and VA. eHealthMe studies have now been referenced in over 500 peer-reviewed medical publications.

How we gather our data?

Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on montelukast sodium (the active ingredients of Singulair) and Singulair (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Nausea are also considered in the study.

What is Singulair?

Singulair has active ingredients of montelukast sodium. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from Singulair 80,352 users)

What is Nausea?

Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, type 2 diabetes, pain, high blood pressure (latest reports from 570,542 Nausea patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.


On Feb, 16, 2019

77,028 people reported to have side effects when taking Singulair.
Among them, 4,347 people (5.64%) have Nausea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Singulair cause Nausea?

Time on Singulair when people have Nausea *:

  • < 1 month: 36.25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24.38 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.62 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.38 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.0 %
  • 10+ years: 1.88 %

Gender of people who have Nausea when taking Singulair *:

  • female: 81.57 %
  • male: 18.43 %

Age of people who have Nausea when taking Singulair *:

  • 0-1: 0.11 %
  • 2-9: 1.98 %
  • 10-19: 5.81 %
  • 20-29: 6.2 %
  • 30-39: 10.88 %
  • 40-49: 17.08 %
  • 50-59: 22.97 %
  • 60+: 34.96 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Hypersensitivity: 336 people, 7.73%
  2. Pain: 291 people, 6.69%
  3. High Blood Pressure: 251 people, 5.77%
  4. Depression: 232 people, 5.34%
  5. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 228 people, 5.24%
  6. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 217 people, 4.99%
  7. High Blood Cholesterol: 198 people, 4.55%
  8. Stress And Anxiety: 188 people, 4.32%
  9. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 166 people, 3.82%
  10. Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 147 people, 3.38%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Zyrtec: 521 people, 11.99%
  2. Albuterol: 465 people, 10.70%
  3. Xolair: 458 people, 10.54%
  4. Nexium: 430 people, 9.89%
  5. Synthroid: 427 people, 9.82%
  6. Advair Diskus 100/50: 427 people, 9.82%
  7. Spiriva: 396 people, 9.11%
  8. Advair Hfa: 393 people, 9.04%
  9. Symbicort: 382 people, 8.79%
  10. Lasix: 363 people, 8.35%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Nausea And Vomiting: 1,352 people, 31.10%
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 1,037 people, 23.86%
  3. Headache (pain in head): 1,028 people, 23.65%
  4. Dizziness: 975 people, 22.43%
  5. Diarrhea: 859 people, 19.76%
  6. Breathing Difficulty: 756 people, 17.39%
  7. Pain: 699 people, 16.08%
  8. Weakness: 633 people, 14.56%
  9. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness): 566 people, 13.02%
  10. Fever: 531 people, 12.22%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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