Review: could Bumex cause Metabolic Acidosis?


Metabolic acidosis is found among people who take Bumex, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Heparin, and have Diabetes mellitus . We study 4,406 people who have side effects while taking Bumex from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Metabolic acidosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Metabolic acidosis and more.

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Bumex has active ingredients of bumetanide. It is often used in fluid retention. (latest outcomes from Bumex 4,378 users)

Metabolic Acidosis

Metabolic acidosis (body produces too much acid, or when the kidneys are not removing enough acid from the body) has been reported by people with hepatic failure, diarrhea, hyperkalemia, blood alkaline phosphatase increased, dehydration (latest reports from 11,342 Metabolic acidosis patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

4,406 people reported to have side effects when taking Bumex.
Among them, 12 people (0.27%) have Metabolic Acidosis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Bumex cause Metabolic acidosis?

Time on Bumex when people have Metabolic Acidosis *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Metabolic Acidosis when taking Bumex *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Metabolic Acidosis when taking Bumex *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 27.27 %
  • 50-59: 36.36 %
  • 60+: 36.36 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes Mellitus (3 people)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (2 people)
  • Anticoagulant Therapy (2 people)
  • Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinaemia (1 person)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Protonix (3 people)
  • Metoprolol Tartrate (3 people)
  • Heparin (3 people)
  • Simvastatin (2 people)
  • Byetta (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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