Disulfiram and Kidney failure - from FDA reports


Kidney failure is found among people who take Disulfiram, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old also take medication Aspirin, and have Sleep disorder . We study 535 people who have side effects while taking Disulfiram from FDA. Among them, 7 have Kidney failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney failure and more.

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Disulfiram has active ingredients of disulfiram. It is often used in alcoholism. (latest outcomes from Disulfiram 578 users)

Kidney Failure

Kidney failure (loss of kidney function) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 82,171 Kidney failure patients).

On Feb, 18, 2017

535 people reported to have side effects when taking Disulfiram.
Among them, 7 people (1.31%) have Kidney Failure

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Disulfiram cause Kidney failure?

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

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 100 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Sleep Disorder (3 people, 42.86%)
  • Alcoholism (1 person, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Plavix (3 people, 42.86%)
  • Lisinopril (3 people, 42.86%)
  • Isosorbide Dinitrate (3 people, 42.86%)
  • Glyburide (3 people, 42.86%)
  • Aspirin (3 people, 42.86%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Hepatic Failure (5 people, 71.43%)
  • Intracranial Pressure Increased (3 people, 42.86%)
  • Heart Attack (3 people, 42.86%)
  • Coronary Artery Occlusion (3 people, 42.86%)
  • Acute Hepatic Failure (2 people, 28.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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