Review: could Furosemide cause Weight loss - unintentional (Weight Decreased)?
Summary: 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 High blood pressure.
We study 80,007 people who have side effects while taking Furosemide from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,978 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 fluid retention. (latest outcomes from 80,856 Furosemide users)
Weight loss - unintentional
Weight loss - unintentional has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, depression, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 91,556 Weight loss - unintentional patients)
On Mar, 2, 2015: 80,007 people reported to have side effects when taking Furosemide. Among them, 1,978 people (2.47%) have Weight Loss - Unintentional.
Time on Furosemide when people have Weight loss - unintentional * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight loss - unintentional||50.00%||13.33%||3.33%||16.67%||13.33%||0.00%||3.33% |
Gender of people who have Weight loss - unintentional when taking Furosemide * :
|Weight loss - unintentional||51.48%||48.52% |
Age of people who have Weight loss - unintentional when taking Furosemide * :
|Weight loss - unintentional||0.22%||0.50%||0.22%||0.28%||1.90%||7.11%||16.80%||72.96% |
Severity of Weight loss - unintentional when taking Furosemide ** :
How people recovered from Weight loss - unintentional ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (261 people, 13.20%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (171 people, 8.65%)
- Pain (143 people, 7.23%)
- Atrial fibrillation (102 people, 5.16%)
- Osteoporosis (83 people, 4.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (543 people, 27.45%)
- Digoxin (449 people, 22.70%)
- Lisinopril (384 people, 19.41%)
- Potassium chloride (339 people, 17.14%)
- Omeprazole (263 people, 13.30%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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