Review: could Furosemide cause Weight Gain - Unintentional?


Summary

Weight gain - unintentional 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 Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 91,236 people who have side effects while taking Furosemide from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,830 have Weight gain - unintentional. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain - unintentional 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 121,372 users)

Weight Gain - Unintentional

Weight gain - unintentional has been reported by people with weight decreased, breathing difficulty, weakness, insomnia, pneumonia (latest reports from 114,276 Weight gain - unintentional patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

91,236 people reported to have side effects when taking Furosemide.
Among them, 1,830 people (2.01%) have Weight Gain - Unintentional


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Furosemide cause Weight gain - unintentional?

Time on Furosemide when people have Weight Gain - Unintentional *:

  • < 1 month: 40.74 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.93 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.56 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.26 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.56 %
  • 10+ years: 1.85 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain - Unintentional when taking Furosemide *:

  • female: 60.03 %
  • male: 39.97 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain - Unintentional when taking Furosemide *:

  • 0-1: 0.53 %
  • 2-9: 0.07 %
  • 10-19: 0.72 %
  • 20-29: 1.32 %
  • 30-39: 4.22 %
  • 40-49: 16.8 %
  • 50-59: 22.53 %
  • 60+: 53.75 %

Severity if Weight Gain - Unintentional when taking Furosemide **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 40 %
  • severe: 60 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Weight Gain - Unintentional **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 12.5 %
  • not yet: 87.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (139 people, 7.60%)
  • Depression (111 people, 6.07%)
  • Pain (89 people, 4.86%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (85 people, 4.64%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (82 people, 4.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (327 people, 17.87%)
  • Lisinopril (303 people, 16.56%)
  • Spironolactone (267 people, 14.59%)
  • Digoxin (254 people, 13.88%)
  • Omeprazole (222 people, 12.13%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Oedema Peripheral (382 people, 20.87%)
  • Dyspnoea (351 people, 19.18%)
  • Fatigue (280 people, 15.30%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (243 people, 13.28%)
  • Nausea (231 people, 12.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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