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 80,003 people who have side effects while taking Furosemide from FDA and social media. Among them, 254 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 80,851 Furosemide users)
Dementia (madness) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 12,429 Dementia patients)
On Jan, 1, 2015: 79,997 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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- Lasix with low blood pressure
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julie on Mar, 4, 2014:
,i will be honest with you,and not lie,no reason too,you better get a grip on your own life,some kind of enjoyment every other day,you are a finatic hung up on issues,but you should not take it out on your childeren,not their fault you are such a bad person in your own mind,you can change all this,or you can drown in it,pray about it,ask god to help you,you need to change your outlook your attitude,and you need to meet people get out,stop blaming your family get with it,stop being a baby,be a soldier,pray,eat,sleep,work,have enjoy life,one day,you will be out of here,you need to get a grip on your life,family are druggies,get away from them,change your world you know how to do it,with gods help,get rid of the attitude,and stop blaming your kids,your fault,do something about it,get your hormones checked too while you are at it.,but stop blaming people around you,you are you,you can change you,and be a better person,or you can just die with an attitude,you are what you do and eat,you can procrastinate,and roll in the muck,or do something about it,stop blaming others and hurting others,change your life,abc,,123
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