Could Furosemide cause Neuropathy - from FDA reports
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 Lipitor, and have Diabetes . We study 124,373 people who have side effects while taking Furosemide from FDA. Among them, 62 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 Furosemide 126,061 users)
Neuropathy (damage to nerves) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure (latest reports from 5,545 Neuropathy patients).
On Dec, 29, 2016
124,373 people reported to have side effects when taking Furosemide.
Among them, 62 people (0.05%) have Neuropathy
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Furosemide when people have Neuropathy *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 100 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Neuropathy when taking Furosemide *:
- female: 46.77 %
- male: 53.23 %
Age of people who have Neuropathy when taking Furosemide *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 4.17 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 2.08 %
- 40-49: 25.0 %
- 50-59: 27.08 %
- 60+: 41.67 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Diabetes (12 people, 19.35%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (6 people, 9.68%)
- Ill-Defined Disorder (5 people, 8.06%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (5 people, 8.06%)
- Hepatitis C (4 people, 6.45%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lipitor (15 people, 24.19%)
- Gabapentin (14 people, 22.58%)
- Neurontin (13 people, 20.97%)
- Omeprazole (10 people, 16.13%)
- Aspirin (10 people, 16.13%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Drug Ineffective (17 people, 27.42%)
- Fall (16 people, 25.81%)
- Weakness (14 people, 22.58%)
- Weight Increased (12 people, 19.35%)
- Pain (11 people, 17.74%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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