Review: could Furosemide cause Swelling?


Summary

Swelling is found among people who take Furosemide, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Hypertension . We study 78,147 people who have side effects while taking Furosemide from FDA and social media. Among them, 643 have Swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Swelling and more.

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Furosemide

Furosemide has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Furosemide 78,638 users)

Swelling

Swelling has been reported by people with high blood pressure, breathing difficulty, weakness, diarrhea, joint pain (latest reports from 21,318 Swelling patients).

On Jul, 24, 2016

78,147 people reported to have side effects when taking Furosemide.
Among them, 643 people (0.82%) have Swelling


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Furosemide cause Swelling?

Time on Furosemide when people have Swelling *:

  • < 1 month: 61.9 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 19.05 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.52 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.76 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 4.76 %

Gender of people who have Swelling when taking Furosemide *:

  • female: 68.15 %
  • male: 31.85 %

Age of people who have Swelling when taking Furosemide *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.19 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.58 %
  • 30-39: 0.77 %
  • 40-49: 10.02 %
  • 50-59: 21.19 %
  • 60+: 67.24 %

Severity if Swelling when taking Furosemide **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 44.44 %
  • severe: 55.56 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Swelling **:

  • while on drug: 20 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 80 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (76 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (66 people)
  • Pain (59 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (39 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (29 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (197 people)
  • Lisinopril (150 people)
  • Aspirin (127 people)
  • Aredia (125 people)
  • Warfarin Sodium (97 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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