Review: could Aspirin cause Kidney Stones?


Summary

Kidney stones is found among people who take Aspirin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Osteoporosis . We study 184,991 people who have side effects while taking Aspirin from FDA and social media. Among them, 904 have Kidney stones. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney stones and more.

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Aspirin

Aspirin has active ingredients of aspirin. It is often used in preventive health care. (latest outcomes from Aspirin 272,197 users)

Kidney Stones

Kidney stones has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 22,183 Kidney stones patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

184,991 people reported to have side effects when taking Aspirin.
Among them, 904 people (0.49%) have Kidney Stones


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aspirin cause Kidney stones?

Time on Aspirin when people have Kidney Stones *:

  • < 1 month: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 25.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Kidney Stones when taking Aspirin *:

  • female: 44.46 %
  • male: 55.54 %

Age of people who have Kidney Stones when taking Aspirin *:

  • 0-1: 0.14 %
  • 2-9: 0.43 %
  • 10-19: 0.14 %
  • 20-29: 1.42 %
  • 30-39: 2.42 %
  • 40-49: 8.55 %
  • 50-59: 26.64 %
  • 60+: 60.26 %

Severity if Kidney Stones when taking Aspirin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Kidney Stones **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 25 %
  • not yet: 75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (119 people, 13.16%)
  • Hypertension (107 people, 11.84%)
  • Pain (59 people, 6.53%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (54 people, 5.97%)
  • Depression (46 people, 5.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (209 people, 23.12%)
  • Lipitor (190 people, 21.02%)
  • Lisinopril (132 people, 14.60%)
  • Lasix (132 people, 14.60%)
  • Prednisone (130 people, 14.38%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (284 people, 31.42%)
  • Back Pain (233 people, 25.77%)
  • Fall (205 people, 22.68%)
  • Anxiety (196 people, 21.68%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (194 people, 21.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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