Review: could Aldactone cause High blood cholesterol and triglycerides?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 4.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 19,929 people who take Aldactone. Among them, 172 have High blood cholesterol and triglycerides. See who they are, when they have High blood cholesterol and triglycerides and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Aldactone (latest outcomes from 19,434 users) has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne, high blood pressure. Commonly reported side effects of Aldactone include hyperkalemia, breathing difficulty, renal failure acute, weakness, hypotension.
High blood cholesterol and triglycerides
High blood cholesterol and triglycerides (latest reports from 453,433 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, osteopenia.
On Mar, 10, 2014: 19,929 people reported to have side effects when taking Aldactone. Among them, 172 people (0.86%) have High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides. They amount to 0.04% of all the 453,433 people who have High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides.
Time on Aldactone when people have High blood cholesterol and triglycerides * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood cholesterol and triglycerides||16.67%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||16.67% |
Gender of people who have High blood cholesterol and triglycerides when taking Aldactone * :
|High blood cholesterol and triglycerides||76.82%||23.18% |
Age of people who have High blood cholesterol and triglycerides when taking Aldactone * :
|High blood cholesterol and triglycerides||0.00%||1.00%||0.00%||7.46%||3.98%||20.40%||15.42%||51.74% |
Severity of High blood cholesterol and triglycerides when taking Aldactone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood cholesterol and triglycerides||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from High blood cholesterol and triglycerides ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (39 people, 22.67%)
- Depression (34 people, 19.77%)
- Pain (20 people, 11.63%)
- Breast cancer (19 people, 11.05%)
- Cardiac failure congestive (15 people, 8.72%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (102 people, 59.30%)
- Aspirin (66 people, 38.37%)
- Digoxin (55 people, 31.98%)
- Lipitor (50 people, 29.07%)
- Altace (49 people, 28.49%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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