Review: could Furosemide cause Weight Loss - Unintentional?


Weight loss - 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 89,144 people who have side effects while taking Furosemide from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,162 have Weight loss - unintentional. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss - unintentional and more.

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Furosemide has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Furosemide 93,388 users)

Weight Loss - Unintentional

Weight loss - unintentional has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, weakness, diarrhea, chest pain (latest reports from 107,014 Weight loss - unintentional patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

89,144 people reported to have side effects when taking Furosemide.
Among them, 2,162 people (2.43%) have Weight Loss - Unintentional

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Furosemide cause Weight loss - unintentional?

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

  • < 1 month: 36.84 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.05 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.26 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.42 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.53 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.26 %
  • 10+ years: 2.63 %

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

  • female: 52.02 %
  • male: 47.98 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.22 %
  • 2-9: 0.49 %
  • 10-19: 0.33 %
  • 20-29: 0.66 %
  • 30-39: 2.2 %
  • 40-49: 6.87 %
  • 50-59: 16.43 %
  • 60+: 72.8 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (269 people)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (167 people)
  • Pain (149 people)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (111 people)
  • Osteoporosis (93 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Digoxin (431 people)
  • Aspirin (431 people)
  • Lisinopril (389 people)
  • Omeprazole (276 people)
  • Simvastatin (256 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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