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MedsFacts Meta-Analysis covering adverse side effect reports of ATENOLOL patients who developed OXYGEN SATURATION DECREASED.


Introduction: MedsFacts provides MD-approved analysis to help both patients and physicians accurately research and assess the risk-reward trade off for more than 20,000 different pharmaceutical products. The below report offers compiled information from Food & Drug Administration, social media, and MedsFacts user submissions. Between January 2004 and October 2012, 220 individuals taking ATENOLOL reported OXYGEN SATURATION DECREASED to the FDA. A total of 59469 ATENOLOL drug adverse event reaction reports were made with the FDA during this time period. Often the FDA only receives reports of the most critical and severe cases; these numbers may therefore underrepresent the complication rate of the medication.

Topics covered: This page is designed to help you determine the relationship, if any, between ATENOLOL and OXYGEN SATURATION DECREASED. In doing so, we compare ATENOLOL with other drugs that cause OXYGEN SATURATION DECREASED, to help you evaluate whether or not ATENOLOL causes OXYGEN SATURATION DECREASED. Likewise, this page shows the most highly-reported side effects of ATENOLOL, so you can see if OXYGEN SATURATION DECREASED ranks among ATENOLOL's most well-known side effects.

The Dashboard explained: The Dashboard first shows general Summary Statistics for ATENOLOL and OXYGEN SATURATION DECREASED, such as the raw number and percentage of patients in FDA reports who used ATENOLOL and developed OXYGEN SATURATION DECREASED. Next, the Dashboard lists the most common reasons (indications) why ATENOLOL was prescribed for patients. We then display a pie-chart which shows, in aggregate, what we believe represents general physician opinion of the safety of ATENOLOL. This pie-chart summarizes, for all FDA reports covering ATENOLOL, whether or not the treating physician felt ATENOLOL (versus other drugs the patient was taking) was responsible for the adverse side-effects. After the pie-chart, we itemize the most common side effects in FDA studies covering ATENOLOL. You may click on any of these side effects to learn more about them, in general, or specifically for ATENOLOL. Finally, we identify the drugs most widely associated with ATENOLOL in FDA literature. You may also click on any of these drugs to view it's dashboard.

Dashboard view of our research literature concerning ATENOLOL :

Summary Statistics
Reports of ATENOLOL causing OXYGEN SATURATION DECREASED: 220
Reports of any side effect of ATENOLOL : 59469
Percentage of ATENOLOL patients where OXYGEN SATURATION DECREASED is a reported side effect: 0.36994064134255%

FDA reports of any drug causing OXYGEN SATURATION DECREASED : 11423
Average percentage for all medicated patients where OXYGEN SATURATION DECREASED is reported as a complication: 0.07159262087718%
Most frequent diagnoses/indications for prescribing ATENOLOL:
HYPERTENSION ( 9133 patients )
DRUG USE FOR UNKNOWN INDICATION ( 2531 patients )
PRODUCT USED FOR UNKNOWN INDICATION ( 2247 patients )
BLOOD PRESSURE ( 918 patients )
CARDIAC DISORDER ( 464 patients )
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION ( 324 patients )
BLOOD PRESSURE INCREASED ( 285 patients )
BLOOD PRESSURE ABNORMAL ( 211 patients )
ARRHYTHMIA ( 203 patients )
TACHYCARDIA ( 186 patients )
Physician opinion on ATENOLOL as adverse event culprit:

(* global)
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