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Review: could Inspra cause Ascites?

We study 1,053 people who have side effects while taking Inspra from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Ascites. Find out below who they are, when they have Ascites and more.

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Inspra

Inspra (latest outcomes from 1,075 users) has active ingredients of eplerenone. It is often used in left-sided heart failure.

Ascites

Ascites (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity) (latest reports from 96,200 patients) has been reported by people with hepatic neoplasm malignant, high blood pressure, hiv infection, hepatitis c, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Mar, 26, 2014: 1,050 people reported to have side effects when taking Inspra. Among them, 6 people (0.57%) have Ascites. They amount to 0.01% of all the 95,248 people who have Ascites.

Trend of Ascites in Inspra reports

Time on Inspra when people have Ascites * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ascites100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Ascites when taking Inspra * :

FemaleMale
Ascites0.00%100.00%

Age of people who have Ascites when taking Inspra * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ascites0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%16.67%83.33%

Severity of Ascites when taking Inspra ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Ascites ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Systemic sclerosis (2 people, 33.33%)
  2. Cardiac failure congestive (2 people, 33.33%)
  3. Hypertension (1 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metoprolol succinate (3 people, 50.00%)
  2. Tracleer (2 people, 33.33%)
  3. Lasix (2 people, 33.33%)
  4. Demadex (2 people, 33.33%)
  5. Atacand (2 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    Teampenner65 on Feb, 8, 2014:

    I'm a 49 year old female and about a year ago I also was gasping for air in the middle of the night. The only meds I'm on daily is 60mg Armour Thyroid a day. Started with Synthroid around 2002 but did not have any effect. Switched to Armour dosage finally settled at my current. When I started having the gasping fits in the middle of the night, I felt like something that felt like a "film" was across my esophagus. I had been treated for a bought of bronchitis a bit of time before that. I went to the Dr. and was referred to an ENT. He told me that I had reflux and that the coughing had irritated my esophagus. He prescribed one month of Dexilant. That treatment helped and haven't had any gasping episodes since. However still feel sometimes something restricting my swallowing like I have read in other forums on this subject. Wondering now if this is/was a side effect to the Armour....

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