Review: could Furosemide cause Back pain?
Summary: 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 80,003 people who have side effects while taking Furosemide from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,788 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 fluid retention. (latest outcomes from 80,851 Furosemide users)
Back pain has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 107,043 Back pain patients)
On Jan, 1, 2015: 79,997 people reported to have side effects when taking Furosemide. Among them, 1,788 people (2.24%) have Back Pain.
Time on Furosemide when people have Back pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Back pain||39.13%||31.88%||14.49%||7.25%||4.35%||0.00%||2.90% |
Gender of people who have Back pain when taking Furosemide * :
|Back pain||58.91%||41.09% |
Age of people who have Back pain when taking Furosemide * :
|Back pain||0.00%||0.18%||0.61%||0.61%||1.71%||11.94%||15.90%||69.04% |
Severity of Back pain when taking Furosemide ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Back pain||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Back pain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (211 people, 11.80%)
- Multiple myeloma (171 people, 9.56%)
- Hypertension (147 people, 8.22%)
- Osteoporosis (120 people, 6.71%)
- Cardiac disorder (117 people, 6.54%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (584 people, 32.66%)
- Potassium chloride (479 people, 26.79%)
- Lisinopril (406 people, 22.71%)
- Zometa (389 people, 21.76%)
- Digoxin (337 people, 18.85%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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44 y/o female, type 1 diabetes 38 years, 2 heart attacks, 4 stents, congestive heart failure, renal failure. Was put on statin drugs approx. 6 years ago after first MI. Didn't feel good, felt better after I quit taking them. In January, had another MI, with stent intervention. Approximately 8 weeks later, began feeling worse again, went back to doctor. Had another angio, was told my heart was fine. Quit taking statin and pain went away almost immediately. In July, another small MI, with stent intervention and put back on statin. Immediately began having severe neck and back pain with no injury, trouble sleeping, troubling dreams, extreme fatigue. Almost 6 weeks to the day, began having moderate chest pain and returned to ER, had another angio which showed all coronary open and clear, no reason for chest and back pain.
Brenda on Oct, 8, 2012:
Hi - currently taking: Lantus and Humalog insulin, Coreg, Hydralazine, Wellbutrin, Celexa, Plavix, Aspirin, Ferrous Sulfate (iron). On occasion I take Lasix for fluid retention and with that I take potassium. I have recently been prescribed Ranexa by my nephrologist, but am not sure I want to take it. Supposedly it is to be taken in conjunction with the hydrazine. Since I quit taking the Statins (cholesterol meds), I feel sooooo much better. Also, I take Norco for overall pain, mostly from neuropathy in my legs.
gil on Sep, 6, 2012:
Hello. My wife seems to have the same medical issues you've had. May I know what medicines you are taking now?
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