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

We study 79,989 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 (latest outcomes from 80,835 users) has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention.

Weight gain - unintentional

Weight gain - unintentional (latest reports from 528,152 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 79,989 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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Have gained 40+ pounds in 8months! Very little movement causes Severe head & face sweating & shortness of breath. Face gets heated & red for no reason while at rest.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Uncontrollable weight gain since hirnia/appendix surgery Nov 7 2013 & use of breathing drugs. Most of the weight gain is sound middle stomach & hips. I've never had a stomach & never weighed this much in my whole life & diet & exercise are barely keeping where I'm at.

    Reply

  • From this study (11 months ago):

  • Cant add moe drugs, but take Propranolol to slow heart beat down, Calceos to prevent brittle bones and same for Alendronic Acid.
    I have put on half a stone in a week since I started Furosemide, but my stomach has not increased in diameter, so I assume I am not carrying anymore fluid

    Reply

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