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Review: could Furosemide cause Weight gain - unintentional (Weight increased)?

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 High blood pressure.

We study 80,003 people who have side effects while taking Furosemide from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,641 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 fluid retention. (latest outcomes from 80,851 Furosemide users)

Weight gain - unintentional

Weight Gain - Unintentional has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,540 Weight Gain - Unintentional patients)

On Jan, 31, 2015: 80,003 people reported to have side effects when taking Furosemide. Among them, 1,641 people (2.05%) have Weight Gain - Unintentional.

Trend of Weight gain - unintentional in Furosemide reports

Time on Furosemide when people have Weight gain - unintentional * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain - unintentional47.06%19.61%13.73%5.88%9.80%3.92%0.00%

Gender of people who have Weight gain - unintentional when taking Furosemide * :

FemaleMale
Weight gain - unintentional58.34%41.66%

Age of people who have Weight gain - unintentional when taking Furosemide * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain - unintentional0.55%0.20%0.75%0.95%4.70%18.61%22.36%51.87%

Severity of Weight gain - unintentional when taking Furosemide ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain - unintentional0.00%42.86%57.14%0.00%

How people recovered from Weight gain - unintentional ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain - unintentional0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (121 people, 7.37%)
  2. Depression (105 people, 6.40%)
  3. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (87 people, 5.30%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (79 people, 4.81%)
  5. Pain (74 people, 4.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (409 people, 24.92%)
  2. Potassium chloride (312 people, 19.01%)
  3. Lisinopril (271 people, 16.51%)
  4. Spironolactone (250 people, 15.23%)
  5. Digoxin (246 people, 14.99%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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