Review: could Cilostazol cause Kidney Failure?


Summary

Kidney failure is found among people who take Cilostazol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 2,697 people who have side effects while taking Cilostazol from FDA and social media. Among them, 62 have Kidney failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney failure and more.

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Cilostazol

Cilostazol has active ingredients of cilostazol. It is often used in cerebral infarction. (latest outcomes from Cilostazol 2,780 users)

Kidney Failure

Kidney failure (loss of kidney function) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, renal failure acute, acute kidney failure, diarrhea (latest reports from 66,724 Kidney failure patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

2,697 people reported to have side effects when taking Cilostazol.
Among them, 62 people (2.3%) have Kidney Failure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cilostazol cause Kidney failure?

Time on Cilostazol when people have Kidney Failure *:

  • < 1 month: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 41.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Kidney Failure when taking Cilostazol *:

  • female: 36.07 %
  • male: 63.93 %

Age of people who have Kidney Failure when taking Cilostazol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 18.18 %
  • 60+: 81.82 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (15 people)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (14 people)
  • Prophylaxis (5 people)
  • Peripheral Vascular Disorder (5 people)
  • Diuretic Therapy (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (24 people)
  • Furosemide (18 people)
  • Trasylol (14 people)
  • Lisinopril (14 people)
  • Plavix (13 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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