Review: could Furosemide cause Back Pain?


Back pain is found among people who take Furosemide, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 77,181 people who have side effects while taking Furosemide from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,805 have Back pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Back pain and more.

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Furosemide has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Furosemide 78,402 users)

Back Pain

Back pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, high blood pressure, chest pain (latest reports from 102,709 Back pain patients).

On Jul, 28, 2016

77,181 people reported to have side effects when taking Furosemide.
Among them, 1,805 people (2.34%) have Back Pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Furosemide cause Back pain?

Time on Furosemide when people have Back Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 38.36 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.14 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.7 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.22 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.85 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 2.74 %

Gender of people who have Back Pain when taking Furosemide *:

  • female: 58.87 %
  • male: 41.13 %

Age of people who have Back Pain when taking Furosemide *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.2 %
  • 10-19: 0.65 %
  • 20-29: 0.65 %
  • 30-39: 1.82 %
  • 40-49: 11.96 %
  • 50-59: 16.19 %
  • 60+: 68.53 %

Severity if Back Pain when taking Furosemide **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Back Pain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (156 people)
  • Pain (149 people)
  • Hypertension (113 people)
  • Osteoporosis (111 people)
  • Cardiac Disorder (97 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (412 people)
  • Lisinopril (379 people)
  • Zometa (375 people)
  • Digoxin (309 people)
  • Atenolol (263 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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