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Review: could Furosemide cause Swelling?

We study 79,981 people who have side effects while taking Furosemide from FDA and social media. Among them, 661 have Swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Swelling 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.

Swelling

Swelling (latest reports from 181,515 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone.

On Aug, 17, 2014: 79,974 people reported to have side effects when taking Furosemide. Among them, 761 people (0.95%) have Swelling. They amount to 0.42% of all the 181,277 people who have Swelling on eHealthMe.

Trend of Swelling in Furosemide reports

Time on Furosemide when people have Swelling * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Swelling75.00%0.00%12.50%6.25%6.25%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Swelling when taking Furosemide * :

FemaleMale
Swelling65.82%34.18%

Age of people who have Swelling when taking Furosemide * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Swelling0.00%0.61%0.46%0.46%0.91%9.26%20.79%67.53%

Severity of Swelling when taking Furosemide ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Swelling0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Swelling ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Swelling100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (95 people, 12.48%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (74 people, 9.72%)
  3. Pain (71 people, 9.33%)
  4. Metastases to bone (46 people, 6.04%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (36 people, 4.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (212 people, 27.86%)
  2. Zometa (209 people, 27.46%)
  3. Potassium chloride (185 people, 24.31%)
  4. Lisinopril (179 people, 23.52%)
  5. Aredia (137 people, 18.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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