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Review: could Furosemide cause Weight loss - unintentional?

Summary: Weight loss - unintentional could be caused by Furosemide, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 79,934 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.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 79,985 people reported to have side effects when taking Furosemide. Among them, 1,978 people (2.47%) have Weight Loss - Unintentional. They amount to 0.36% of all the 545,332 people who have Weight Loss - Unintentional on eHealthMe.

Trend of Weight loss - unintentional in Furosemide reports

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

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight loss - unintentional50.00%13.33%3.33%16.67%13.33%0.00%3.33%

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

FemaleMale
Weight loss - unintentional51.48%48.52%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight loss - unintentional0.22%0.50%0.22%0.28%1.90%7.11%16.80%72.96%

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

n/a

How people recovered from Weight loss - unintentional ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (261 people, 13.20%)
  2. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (171 people, 8.65%)
  3. Pain (143 people, 7.23%)
  4. Atrial fibrillation (102 people, 5.16%)
  5. Osteoporosis (83 people, 4.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (543 people, 27.45%)
  2. Digoxin (449 people, 22.70%)
  3. Lisinopril (384 people, 19.41%)
  4. Potassium chloride (339 people, 17.14%)
  5. Omeprazole (263 people, 13.30%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • i got ketonuria in my urine test blood test was normal my doctor said i have to do another urine test didnt explained why so i wonder what is this? when i did the blood test i had 9 hours without eating like doctor asked me to
    the day before the test i toke tylenol for a headache can this be the cause of the ketonuria?

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  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • Nausea, low-grade fever, diabetes, kidney disease, anemia

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