Review: could Furosemide cause Dementia?
Summary: Dementia is found among people who take Furosemide, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lisinopril, and have High blood pressure.
We study 80,007 people who have side effects while taking Furosemide from FDA and social media. Among them, 275 have Dementia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dementia and more.
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Furosemide has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention. (latest outcomes from 80,856 Furosemide users)
Dementia (madness) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 12,434 Dementia patients)
On Mar, 6, 2015: 80,007 people reported to have side effects when taking Furosemide. Among them, 275 people (0.34%) have Dementia.
Time on Furosemide when people have Dementia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Dementia when taking Furosemide * :
Age of people who have Dementia when taking Furosemide * :
Severity of Dementia when taking Furosemide ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Dementia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (36 people, 13.09%)
- Multiple myeloma (30 people, 10.91%)
- Anxiety (25 people, 9.09%)
- Dementia (23 people, 8.36%)
- Pain (22 people, 8.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lisinopril (91 people, 33.09%)
- Omeprazole (80 people, 29.09%)
- Aspirin (75 people, 27.27%)
- Digoxin (68 people, 24.73%)
- Potassium chloride (62 people, 22.55%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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