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 180,508 people who have side effects while taking Aspirin from FDA and social media. Among them, 883 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 193,888 users)

Kidney Stones

Kidney stones has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 16,976 Kidney stones patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

180,508 people reported to have side effects when taking Aspirin.
Among them, 883 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: 36.36 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.09 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.18 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.18 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 18.18 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 44.38 %
  • male: 55.62 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.15 %
  • 2-9: 0.44 %
  • 10-19: 0.15 %
  • 20-29: 1.46 %
  • 30-39: 2.49 %
  • 40-49: 8.2 %
  • 50-59: 27.09 %
  • 60+: 60.03 %

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 (117 people)
  • Hypertension (104 people)
  • Pain (57 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (54 people)
  • Depression (44 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (206 people)
  • Lipitor (190 people)
  • Lisinopril (130 people)
  • Lasix (130 people)
  • Prednisone (126 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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