Review: could Furosemide cause Neuropathy?
Summary: Neuropathy could be caused by Furosemide, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Gabapentin, and have Diabetes mellitus.
We study 79,934 people who have side effects while taking Furosemide from FDA and social media. Among them, 156 have Neuropathy. Find out below who they are, when they have Neuropathy and more.
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Furosemide (latest outcomes from 80,768 users) has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention, high blood pressure. Commonly reported side effects of Furosemide include breathing difficulty, dyspnoea exacerbated, weakness, hypotension, renal failure acute.
Neuropathy (damage to nerves) (latest reports from 25,611 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure, peripheral neuropathy.
On Apr, 3, 2014: 79,985 people reported to have side effects when taking Furosemide. Among them, 64 people (0.08%) have Neuropathy. They amount to 0.26% of all the 24,719 people who have Neuropathy on eHealthMe.
Time on Furosemide when people have Neuropathy * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
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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