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Review: could Furosemide cause Neuropathy?

We study 79,981 people who have side effects while taking Furosemide from FDA and social media. Among them, 62 have Neuropathy. Find out below who they are, when they have Neuropathy and more.

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Furosemide

Furosemide (latest outcomes from 80,820 users) has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention.

Neuropathy

Neuropathy (damage to nerves) (latest reports from 27,258 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure, depression.

On Aug, 23, 2014: 79,977 people reported to have side effects when taking Furosemide. Among them, 64 people (0.08%) have Neuropathy. They amount to 0.24% of all the 26,626 people who have Neuropathy on eHealthMe.

Trend of Neuropathy in Furosemide reports

Time on Furosemide when people have Neuropathy * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Neuropathy0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Neuropathy when taking Furosemide * :

FemaleMale
Neuropathy45.07%54.93%

Age of people who have Neuropathy when taking Furosemide * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Neuropathy0.00%3.64%0.00%0.00%1.82%23.64%29.09%41.82%

Severity of Neuropathy when taking Furosemide ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Neuropathy ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (18 people, 28.12%)
  2. Neuropathy (10 people, 15.62%)
  3. Hyperlipidaemia (7 people, 10.94%)
  4. Depression (6 people, 9.38%)
  5. Ill-defined disorder (5 people, 7.81%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Gabapentin (18 people, 28.12%)
  2. Potassium chloride (17 people, 26.56%)
  3. Lipitor (16 people, 25.00%)
  4. Neurontin (14 people, 21.88%)
  5. Aspirin (12 people, 18.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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