Review: could Fentanyl cause Renal failure (Acute kidney 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 Fentanyl citrate, and have Pain.
We study 14,068 people who have side effects while taking Fentanyl from FDA and social media. Among them, 183 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure and more.
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Fentanyl has active ingredients of fentanyl citrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 14,400 Fentanyl users)
Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, multiple myeloma, diabetes, pain. (latest reports from 72,154 Renal failure patients)
On Feb, 4, 2015: 14,065 people reported to have side effects when taking Fentanyl. Among them, 277 people (1.97%) have Renal Failure.
Time on Fentanyl when people have Renal failure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Renal failure||91.67%||8.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Renal failure when taking Fentanyl * :
|Renal failure||47.92%||52.08% |
Age of people who have Renal failure when taking Fentanyl * :
|Renal failure||3.47%||2.70%||1.54%||1.54%||5.02%||8.88%||18.53%||58.30% |
Severity of Renal failure when taking Fentanyl ** :
How people recovered from Renal failure ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (27 people, 9.75%)
- Hypertension (25 people, 9.03%)
- Multiple myeloma (13 people, 4.69%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (11 people, 3.97%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (11 people, 3.97%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fentanyl citrate (150 people, 54.15%)
- Lasix (60 people, 21.66%)
- Vancomycin (50 people, 18.05%)
- Aspirin (48 people, 17.33%)
- Heparin (43 people, 15.52%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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SunnySky on Oct, 2, 2014:
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