Could Furosemide cause Swelling - from FDA reports


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 High blood pressure . We study 124,373 people who have side effects while taking Furosemide from FDA. Among them, 1,010 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 fluid retention. (latest outcomes from Furosemide 126,061 users)

Swelling

Swelling has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 40,543 Swelling patients).

On Dec, 24, 2016

124,373 people reported to have side effects when taking Furosemide.
Among them, 1,010 people (0.81%) have Swelling


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Furosemide cause Swelling?

Time on Furosemide when people have Swelling *:

  • < 1 month: 75.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4.17 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.17 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.17 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.17 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Swelling when taking Furosemide *:

  • female: 66.97 %
  • male: 33.03 %

Age of people who have Swelling when taking Furosemide *:

  • 0-1: 0.13 %
  • 2-9: 0.13 %
  • 10-19: 0.25 %
  • 20-29: 1.02 %
  • 30-39: 1.02 %
  • 40-49: 8.89 %
  • 50-59: 21.35 %
  • 60+: 67.22 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (122 people, 12.08%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (84 people, 8.32%)
  • Pain (75 people, 7.43%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (68 people, 6.73%)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (55 people, 5.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (216 people, 21.39%)
  • Lisinopril (174 people, 17.23%)
  • Aspirin (150 people, 14.85%)
  • Aredia (136 people, 13.47%)
  • Synthroid (120 people, 11.88%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (353 people, 34.95%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (293 people, 29.01%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (237 people, 23.47%)
  • Fatigue (212 people, 20.99%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (194 people, 19.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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