Could Furosemide cause Dementia - from FDA reports


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 91,238 people who have side effects while taking Furosemide from FDA. Among them, 289 have Dementia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dementia and more.

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Furosemide

Furosemide has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention. (latest outcomes from Furosemide 126,048 users)

Dementia

Dementia (madness) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 18,305 Dementia patients).

On Nov, 17, 2016

91,238 people reported to have side effects when taking Furosemide.
Among them, 289 people (0.32%) have Dementia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Furosemide cause Dementia?

Time on Furosemide when people have Dementia *:

  • < 1 month: 15.38 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 46.15 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.69 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 23.08 %

Gender of people who have Dementia when taking Furosemide *:

  • female: 48.76 %
  • male: 51.24 %

Age of people who have Dementia when taking Furosemide *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.43 %
  • 30-39: 0.43 %
  • 40-49: 3.4 %
  • 50-59: 2.98 %
  • 60+: 92.77 %

Severity of Dementia **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (90 people, 31.14%)
  • Digoxin (67 people, 23.18%)
  • Aspirin (67 people, 23.18%)
  • Omeprazole (66 people, 22.84%)
  • Norvasc (48 people, 16.61%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Furosemide, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Multiple Myeloma (26 people, 9.00%)
  • Depression (24 people, 8.30%)
  • Pain (19 people, 6.57%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Stress And Anxiety (96 people, 33.22%)
  • Fall (89 people, 30.80%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (83 people, 28.72%)
  • Pain (82 people, 28.37%)
  • Confusional State (72 people, 24.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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