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Oxygen Saturation Decreased, Limb Discomfort, Injection Site Haematoma, Nausea, Pneumonia, Injection Site Pain, Bronchitis, Injection Site Erythema, Headache (8318658-3)
on Apr 18, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , weighting 217.8 lb, was diagnosed with
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
  • osteoporosis
and was treated with Oxygen. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Oxygen side effects: oxygen saturation decreased, limb discomfort, injection site haematoma, nausea, pneumonia, injection site pain, bronchitis, injection site erythema, headache. Oxygen dosage: Unk, Each Evening.
Associated medications used:
  • Forteo (20 Ug, Daily (1/d))
  • Forteo (20 Ug, Daily (1/d))
Patient was hospitalized.

Aneurysm (8318656-X)
Patient was taking Oxygen. Patient felt the following Oxygen side effects: aneurysm on Apr 18, 2012 from SPAIN Additional patient health information: Male , weighting 169.8 lb, was diagnosed with
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • gastric disorder
  • pain
and. Oxygen dosage: 18 H, Qd.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Omeprazole (1 Df, Qd)
  • Acetaminophen (1 Df, Tid)
  • Bromuro De Ipratropio (20 Cgr, Qod)
  • Forteo (20 Ug, Qd)
  • Oxycontin (1 Df, Bid)
  • Indacaterol (1 Df, Qod)
  • Lyrica (150 Mg, Bid)
Patient was hospitalized.

Nasopharyngitis, Pyrexia (8305008-1)
Adverse event was reported on Apr 13, 2012 by a Female taking Oxygen (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • bronchopulmonary dysplasia
and. Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 18.30 lb, After Oxygen was administered, patient encountered several Oxygen side effects: nasopharyngitis, pyrexia.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Synagis
Patient was hospitalized.

Respiratory Failure, Interstitial Lung Disease (8297248-5)
on Jan 19, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 74 years of age, weighting 130.3 lb, was treated with Oxygen (oxygen). Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Oxygen side effects: respiratory failure, interstitial lung disease. Oxygen (oxygen) dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Letairis
  • Tyvaso (216 Mcg (54 Mcg,4 In 1 D),inhalation, 324 Mcg (54 Mcg,6 In 1 D), Inhalation)
Patient was hospitalized.


Respiratory Arrest, Dyspnoea (8296343-4)
on Feb 09, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , 78 years of age, was treated with Oxygen (oxygen). Patient felt the following Oxygen side effects: respiratory arrest, dyspnoea. Oxygen (oxygen) dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Tracleer
  • Tyvaso (54-72 Micrograms, Inhalation)
  • Diuretics (diuretics)
  • Plavix
Patient was hospitalized.

Fatigue, Lethargy, Oedema, Motor Dysfunction, Malaise, Middle Insomnia, Syncope, Dyspnoea, Oxygen Saturation Decreased (8295909-5)
Patient was taking Oxygen (oxygen). After Oxygen was administered, patient encountered several Oxygen side effects: fatigue, lethargy, oedema, motor dysfunction, malaise, middle insomnia, syncope, dyspnoea, oxygen saturation decreased on Dec 16, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , 54 years of age, weighting 195.4 lb, . Oxygen (oxygen) dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Diuretics (diuretics)
  • Tyvaso (72 Mcg (18 Mcg, 4 In 1 D), Inhalation 120 Mcg (30 Mcg, 4 In 1 D), Inhalation)
  • Tyvaso (72 Mcg (18 Mcg, 4 In 1 D), Inhalation 120 Mcg (30 Mcg, 4 In 1 D), Inhalation)
  • Tyvaso (72 Mcg (18 Mcg, 4 In 1 D), Inhalation 120 Mcg (30 Mcg, 4 In 1 D), Inhalation)
  • Tyvaso (72 Mcg (18 Mcg, 4 In 1 D), Inhalation 120 Mcg (30 Mcg, 4 In 1 D), Inhalation)
Patient was hospitalized.

Cardiac Failure Congestive, Gait Disturbance, Renal Failure, Diabetes Mellitus (8293488-X)
Adverse event was reported on Apr 06, 2012 by a Female taking Oxygen (Dosage: 6 L, Other) . Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 349.9 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Oxygen side effects: cardiac failure congestive, gait disturbance, renal failure, diabetes mellitus.
Associated medications used:
  • Adcirca (20 Mg, Bid)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (200 Ug, Qd)


Neck Pain, Diarrhoea, Decreased Appetite, Asthenia, Gastrointestinal Sounds Abnormal, Ascites, Hypotension, Dry Skin, Abdominal Discomfort (8271493-7)
on Apr 04, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , 72 years of age, was treated with Oxygen. Patient felt the following Oxygen side effects: neck pain, diarrhoea, decreased appetite, asthenia, gastrointestinal sounds abnormal, ascites, hypotension, dry skin, abdominal discomfort. Oxygen dosage: At Night.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Insulin
  • Antihypertensives
  • Sorafenib (raf Kinase Inhibitor) (400 Mg, Bid)
  • Diuretics (2 Df, Unk)
  • Lasix (Daily Dose 1 Df)
  • Antidepressants
  • Antihypertensives


Thrombosis, Back Pain, Femur Fracture, Limb Operation, Fear, Bone Density Decreased, Injection Site Haematoma, Fall, Injection Site Haemorrhage (8267089-3)
on Mar 28, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , weighting 112.0 lb, was treated with Oxygen. After Oxygen was administered, patient encountered several Oxygen side effects: thrombosis, back pain, femur fracture, limb operation, fear, bone density decreased, injection site haematoma, fall, injection site haemorrhage. Oxygen dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Forteo (20 Ug, Qd)
  • Forteo (20 Ug, Qd)
  • Forteo (20 Ug, Qd)
  • Forteo (20 Ug, Qd)
  • Vitamin D
  • Forteo (20 Ug, Daily (1/d))
  • Forteo (20 Ug, Qd)
  • Forteo (20 Ug, Qd)
Patient was hospitalized.

Cor Pulmonale (8263867-5)
Patient was taking Oxygen. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Oxygen side effects: cor pulmonale on Mar 30, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 43 years of age, . Oxygen dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Remodulin (Unk)
  • Ambrisentan (5 Mg, Qd)
  • Tadalafil
  • Tracleer (Unk)
  • Ambrisentan (10 Mg, Qd)
Patient was hospitalized.

Haematemesis, Moraxella Infection, Haemophilus Infection, Iron Deficiency Anaemia, Hepatic Function Abnormal, Disseminated Tuberculosis, Cardiac Failure (8262430-X)
Adverse event was reported on Mar 27, 2012 by a Female taking Oxygen (Dosage: N/A) . Location: JAPAN , weighting 152.1 lb, Patient felt the following Oxygen side effects: haematemesis, moraxella infection, haemophilus infection, iron deficiency anaemia, hepatic function abnormal, disseminated tuberculosis, cardiac failure.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Remicade (Third Infusion)
  • Isosorbide Dinitrate
  • Isoniazid
  • Hokunalin
  • Tamiflu
  • Remicade
  • Methotrexate (6 Mg/w)
  • Lasix


Oxygen Saturation Decreased (8258441-0)
on Dec 29, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 68 years of age, weighting 95.20 lb, was treated with Oxygen (oxygen). After Oxygen was administered, patient encountered several Oxygen side effects: oxygen saturation decreased. Oxygen (oxygen) dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Xolair
  • Tyvaso (96 Mcg (24 Mcg,4 In 1 D),inhalation)
Patient was hospitalized.

Cerebrovascular Accident (8258426-4)
on Dec 29, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , 75 years of age, weighting 122.2 lb, was treated with Oxygen (oxygen). Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Oxygen side effects: cerebrovascular accident. Oxygen (oxygen) dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Tyvaso (96 Mcg (24 Mcg, 4 In 1 D),inhalation)
Patient was hospitalized.

Device Failure, Cardiac Failure Congestive, Respiratory Distress (8256341-3)
Patient was taking Oxygen (oxygen). Patient felt the following Oxygen side effects: device failure, cardiac failure congestive, respiratory distress on Nov 23, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 62 years of age, weighting 174.4 lb, . Oxygen (oxygen) dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Tyvaso (192 Mcg (48 Mcg, 4 In 1 D), Inhalation)
  • Revatio
Patient was hospitalized.

Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage, Swelling (8256339-5)
Adverse event was reported on Dec 15, 2011 by a Female taking Oxygen (oxygen) (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED STATES , 54 years of age, weighting 153.2 lb, After Oxygen was administered, patient encountered several Oxygen side effects: gastrointestinal haemorrhage, swelling.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Tracleer
  • Revatio
  • Tyvaso (18-54 Microgram (4 In 1 D), Inhalation)
  • Diuretics (diuretics)
Patient was hospitalized.

Atrial Fibrillation (8254712-2)
on Jan 09, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 62 years of age, weighting 166.2 lb, was treated with Oxygen (oxygen). Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Oxygen side effects: atrial fibrillation. Oxygen (oxygen) dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Tyvaso (96 Mcg (24 Mcg, 4 In 1 D) Inhalation)
  • Letairis
  • Diuretics (diuretics)
  • Coumadin
Patient was hospitalized.

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Syncope (8254710-9)
on Jan 04, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 40 years of age, weighting 142.3 lb, was treated with Oxygen (oxygen). Patient felt the following Oxygen side effects: pulmonary arterial hypertension, syncope. Oxygen (oxygen) dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Revatio
  • Tyvaso (24 Mcg (6 Mcg, 4 In 1 D), Inhalation)
Patient was hospitalized.

Sinusitis, Cellulitis, Respiratory Tract Infection (8249182-4)
Patient was taking Oxygen. After Oxygen was administered, patient encountered several Oxygen side effects: sinusitis, cellulitis, respiratory tract infection on Mar 02, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 58 years of age, weighting 180.8 lb, . Oxygen dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Aspirin
  • Lutein (xantofyl)
  • Fosamax
  • Prednisone
  • Azmacort Inhaler (triamcinolone Acetonide)
  • Zemaira (Intravenous (not Otherwise Specified))
  • Zemaira (60 Mg/kg 1x/week Intravenous Otherwise Specified))
  • Xanax
Patient was hospitalized.

Lung Infection (8241838-2)
Adverse event was reported on Mar 19, 2012 by a Female taking Oxygen (Dosage: N/A) . Location: FRANCE , 62 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Oxygen side effects: lung infection.
Associated medications used:
  • Forteo (20 Ug, Qd)
  • Ventolin
  • Solu-medrol
Patient was hospitalized.

Throat Irritation, Dyspnoea (8238046-8)
on Mar 20, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 77 years of age, was treated with Oxygen. Patient felt the following Oxygen side effects: throat irritation, dyspnoea. Oxygen dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Lamictal
  • Antidepressant
  • Advair Diskus 100/50 (1puff Twice Per Day)
Patient was hospitalized.

Dysgeusia (8235868-4)
on Mar 25, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , weighting 173.0 lb, was treated with Oxygen. After Oxygen was administered, patient encountered several Oxygen side effects: dysgeusia. Oxygen dosage: Unk.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Chantix (1 Mg, 2x/day)
  • Chantix (0.5 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Lunesta (Unk)


Chapped Lips, Lip Haemorrhage, Rash (8228489-0)
Patient was taking Oxygen. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Oxygen side effects: chapped lips, lip haemorrhage, rash on Jul 08, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 67 years of age, weighting 125.7 lb, . Oxygen dosage: At Night.
Associated medications used:
  • Erbitux (Fourth Dose :25may2011)


Pulmonary Hypertension, Respiratory Disorder, Dyspnoea, Disease Progression, Concomitant Disease Aggravated (8222204-2)
Adverse event was reported on Mar 07, 2012 by a Female taking Oxygen (Dosage: N/A) . Location: JAPAN , 79 years of age, Patient felt the following Oxygen side effects: pulmonary hypertension, respiratory disorder, dyspnoea, disease progression, concomitant disease aggravated.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Beraprost
  • Tracleer (62.5 Mg, Bid)
  • Sildenafil Citrate (Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Asthenia, Tremor (8218302-X)
on Jan 03, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , 68 years of age, was treated with Oxygen (oxygen) (oxygen). After Oxygen was administered, patient encountered several Oxygen side effects: headache, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, asthenia, tremor. Oxygen (oxygen) (oxygen) dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Daliresp (500 Mcg (500 Mcg, 1 In 1 D), Oral)
  • Synthroid (levothyroxine Sodium) (levothyroxine Sodium)
  • Metformin Hcl
  • Cozaar


Dizziness, Epistaxis, Oedema, Cardiogenic Shock, Headache (8212452-X)
on Jun 10, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 74 years of age, weighting 119.9 lb, was treated with Oxygen. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Oxygen side effects: dizziness, epistaxis, oedema, cardiogenic shock, headache. Oxygen dosage: 6l See Dosage Text.
Associated medications used:
  • Klor-con (10meq As Directed)
  • Iron
  • Celebrex (200mg Per Day)
  • Tracleer (1tab Twice Per Day)
  • Prednisone Tab (10mg Per Day)
  • Flolan
  • Warfarin Sodium (4mg As Directed)
  • Vitamin D (50000unit Weekly)


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