Tekturna and Asthma - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Asthma is found among people who take Tekturna, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Tekturna and have Asthma. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,467 people who have side effects when taking Tekturna from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Aug, 17, 2022

4,467 people reported to have side effects when taking Tekturna.
Among them, 44 people (0.99%) have Asthma.

What is Tekturna?

Tekturna has active ingredients of aliskiren hemifumarate. It is often used in high blood pressure. eHealthMe is studying from 4,699 Tekturna users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Asthma?

Asthma is found to be associated with 3,145 drugs and 2,459 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Tekturna and Asthma reports submitted per year:

Could Tekturna cause Asthma?

Time on Tekturna when people have Asthma *:

  • < 1 month: 40 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 40 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Asthma when taking Tekturna *:

  • female: 80 %
  • male: 20 %

Age of people who have Asthma when taking Tekturna *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 26.32 %
  • 60+: 73.68 %

Common drugs people take besides Tekturna *:

  1. Diovan: 15 people, 34.09%
  2. Coreg: 11 people, 25.00%
  3. Norvasc: 11 people, 25.00%
  4. Bystolic: 10 people, 22.73%
  5. Singulair: 10 people, 22.73%
  6. Cardizem: 9 people, 20.45%
  7. Atenolol: 9 people, 20.45%
  8. Lasix: 8 people, 18.18%
  9. Hydrochlorothiazide: 8 people, 18.18%
  10. Lisinopril: 8 people, 18.18%

Common side effects people have besides Asthma *:

  1. Chest Pain: 15 people, 34.09%
  2. Wheezing (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breath): 12 people, 27.27%
  3. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 10 people, 22.73%
  4. Cough: 8 people, 18.18%
  5. Pain: 8 people, 18.18%
  6. Breathing Difficulty: 8 people, 18.18%
  7. Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely): 8 people, 18.18%
  8. Throat Tightness: 7 people, 15.91%
  9. Heart Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing): 7 people, 15.91%
  10. Drug Hypersensitivity: 7 people, 15.91%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe): 5 people, 11.36%
  2. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (a chronic condition including attention difficulty, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness): 3 people, 6.82%
  3. Bronchiectasis (abnormal widening of the bronchi or their branches, causing a risk of infection): 3 people, 6.82%
  4. Respiratory Tract Congestion (blockage on respiratory system): 3 people, 6.82%
  5. Nasal Congestion (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels): 3 people, 6.82%
  6. Vasodilatation (widening of blood vessels resulting from relaxation of smooth muscle cells within the vessel walls): 2 people, 4.55%
  7. Cardiac Disorder: 2 people, 4.55%
  8. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 2 people, 4.55%
  9. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 2 people, 4.55%
  10. Hypokalemia (low potassium): 1 person, 2.27%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Tekturna and have Asthma?

Check whether Asthma is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on aliskiren hemifumarate (the active ingredients of Tekturna) and Tekturna (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

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