Could Furosemide cause Dementia - from FDA reports
Dementia is found among people who take Furosemide, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lisinopril, and have High blood pressure . We study 124,373 people who have side effects while taking Furosemide from FDA. Among them, 339 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 Furosemide 126,061 users)
Dementia (madness) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, dementia (latest reports from 18,313 Dementia patients).
On Dec, 20, 2016
124,373 people reported to have side effects when taking Furosemide.
Among them, 339 people (0.27%) have Dementia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Furosemide when people have Dementia *:
- < 1 month: 15.38 %
- 1 - 6 months: 53.85 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.69 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 23.08 %
Gender of people who have Dementia when taking Furosemide *:
- female: 50.61 %
- male: 49.39 %
Age of people who have Dementia when taking Furosemide *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.37 %
- 30-39: 0.37 %
- 40-49: 2.93 %
- 50-59: 2.56 %
- 60+: 93.77 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (40 people, 11.80%)
- Multiple Myeloma (29 people, 8.55%)
- Depression (27 people, 7.96%)
- Pain (26 people, 7.67%)
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (20 people, 5.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lisinopril (90 people, 26.55%)
- Digoxin (68 people, 20.06%)
- Aspirin (68 people, 20.06%)
- Omeprazole (67 people, 19.76%)
- Aricept (50 people, 14.75%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (98 people, 28.91%)
- Fall (96 people, 28.32%)
- Breathing Difficulty (84 people, 24.78%)
- Pain (83 people, 24.48%)
- Confusional State (79 people, 23.30%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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