Review: could Fentanyl cause Renal Failure?


Summary

Renal failure is found among people who take Fentanyl, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Trasylol, and have Coronary artery bypass . We study 25,124 people who have side effects while taking Fentanyl from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,462 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure and more.

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Fentanyl

Fentanyl has active ingredients of fentanyl. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Fentanyl 38,176 users)

Renal Failure

Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, renal failure acute, weakness, cardiac failure (latest reports from 56,573 Renal failure patients).

On Jul, 29, 2016

25,124 people reported to have side effects when taking Fentanyl.
Among them, 1,462 people (5.82%) have Renal Failure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fentanyl cause Renal failure?

Time on Fentanyl when people have Renal Failure *:

  • < 1 month: 99.18 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.82 %
  • 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 Renal Failure when taking Fentanyl *:

  • female: 43.75 %
  • male: 56.25 %

Age of people who have Renal Failure when taking Fentanyl *:

  • 0-1: 2.35 %
  • 2-9: 1.32 %
  • 10-19: 1.47 %
  • 20-29: 2.27 %
  • 30-39: 2.13 %
  • 40-49: 9.75 %
  • 50-59: 22.43 %
  • 60+: 58.28 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Coronary Artery Bypass (603 people)
  • Aortic Valve Replacement (185 people)
  • Mitral Valve Replacement (117 people)
  • Hypertension (99 people)
  • Pain (97 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Trasylol (921 people)
  • Heparin (819 people)
  • Lasix (584 people)
  • Protamine Sulfate (578 people)
  • Versed (552 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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