Review: could Furosemide cause Neuropathy?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 25, 2014)
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We study 76,983 people who take Furosemide. Among them, 64 have Neuropathy. See who they are, when they have Neuropathy and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Furosemide (latest outcomes from 80,751 users) has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention, swelling. Commonly reported side effects of Furosemide include dyspnoea exacerbated, breathing difficulty, weakness, renal failure acute, hypotension.
Neuropathy (damage to nerves) (latest reports from 25,300 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure, peripheral neuropathy.
On Feb, 25, 2014: 76,954 people reported to have side effects when taking Furosemide. Among them, 64 people (0.08%) have Neuropathy.
Time on Furosemide when people have Neuropathy * :
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Gender of people who have Neuropathy when taking Furosemide * :
Age of people who have Neuropathy when taking Furosemide * :
Severity of Neuropathy when taking Furosemide ** :
How people recovered from Neuropathy ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (18 people, 28.12%)
- Neuropathy (10 people, 15.62%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (7 people, 10.94%)
- Depression (6 people, 9.38%)
- Ill-defined disorder (5 people, 7.81%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Gabapentin (18 people, 28.12%)
- Potassium chloride (17 people, 26.56%)
- Lipitor (16 people, 25.00%)
- Neurontin (14 people, 21.88%)
- Aspirin (12 people, 18.75%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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