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 Pain . We study 89,144 people who have side effects while taking Furosemide from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,968 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 93,388 users)

Back Pain

Back pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, high blood pressure, dizziness (latest reports from 126,425 Back pain patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

89,144 people reported to have side effects when taking Furosemide.
Among them, 1,968 people (2.21%) have Back Pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Furosemide cause Back pain?

Time on Furosemide when people have Back Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 51.06 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.02 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.26 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.51 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.64 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.13 %
  • 10+ years: 6.38 %

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

  • female: 59 %
  • male: 41 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.18 %
  • 10-19: 0.67 %
  • 20-29: 0.97 %
  • 30-39: 2.12 %
  • 40-49: 11.58 %
  • 50-59: 16.92 %
  • 60+: 67.56 %

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 *:

  • Pain (192 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (165 people)
  • Hypertension (155 people)
  • Osteoporosis (138 people)
  • Cardiac Disorder (110 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (466 people)
  • Lisinopril (432 people)
  • Zometa (411 people)
  • Digoxin (326 people)
  • Prednisone (318 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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