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A study for a 99-year old woman who takes vesicare, Lasix

Summary: 44 female patients aged 99 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 99 year old female patient who has Loss Of Bladder Control, Low Blood Pressure. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Vesicare has active ingredients of solifenacin succinate. It is often used in urge incontinence. (latest outcomes from 7,644 Vesicare users)

Lasix has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention. (latest outcomes from 95,330 Lasix users)

What are the conditions

Loss of bladder control (cannot control the urine) can be treated by Vesicare, Oxybutynin Chloride, Detrol La, Enablex, Toviaz, Flomax. (latest reports from 18,486 Loss Of Bladder Control patients)

Low blood pressure (abnormally low blood pressure) can be treated by Atenolol, Lisinopril, Midodrine Hydrochloride, Metoprolol Tartrate, Toprol-xl, Amlodipine Besylate. (latest reports from 107,406 Low Blood Pressure patients)

On Jan, 2, 2015: 44 females aged 93 (±5) who take vesicare, Lasix are studied

vesicare, Lasix outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 93

Gender: female

Conditions: Loss Of Bladder Control, Low Blood Pressure

Drugs taking:
- vesicare (solifenacin succinate): used for 2 - 5 years
- Lasix - 40MG (furosemide): used for 2 - 5 years

eHealthMe real world results:

Drug effectiveness over time :

n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)Gamma-glutamyltransferase Increasedn/an/an/an/an/aPain
Drug IneffectiveGait DisturbanceAcute Myocardial Infarction (acute heart attack)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (acute heart attack)Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
Pyrexia (fever)Emotional Distress
VomitingDepression
Respiratory Arrest (cessation of normal respiration due to failure of the lungs to function effectively)Multiple Injuries
Duodenal Ulcer Haemorrhage (bleeding duodenal ulcer)Urinary Tract Infection
General Physical Health Deterioration (weak health status)Cystocele (condition that occurs when the tough fibrous wall between a woman's bladder and her vagina is torn by childbirth)
Aspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedRheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints)
Cardiac ArrestAnaemia (lack of blood)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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