Review: could Furosemide cause Neuropathy (Peripheral neuropathy)?
Summary: Neuropathy 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 Gabapentin, and have Diabetes. We study 80,012 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 has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention. (latest outcomes from 80,862 Furosemide users)
Neuropathy (damage to nerves) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure, peripheral neuropathy. (latest reports from 5,896 Neuropathy patients)
On Apr, 29, 2015: 80,010 people reported to have side effects when taking Furosemide. Among them, 64 people (0.08%) have Neuropathy.
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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