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Review: could Lactulose cause Renal failure (Acute kidney failure)?





Summary: Renal failure is found among people who take Lactulose, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Hypertension.

We study 13,987 people who have side effects while taking Lactulose from FDA and social media. Among them, 293 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Lactulose and have Renal failure >>>

Lactulose

Lactulose has active ingredients of lactulose. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Lactulose 14,073 users)

Renal failure

Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, multiple myeloma, pain.(latest reports from Renal failure 72,089 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 13,986 people reported to have side effects when taking Lactulose. Among them, 388 people (2.77%) have Renal Failure.

Trend of Renal failure in Lactulose reports

Time on Lactulose when people have Renal failure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Renal failure73.33%13.33%13.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Renal failure when taking Lactulose * :

FemaleMale
Renal failure43.37%56.63%

Age of people who have Renal failure when taking Lactulose * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Renal failure0.00%1.47%0.00%5.57%2.93%11.44%24.93%53.67%

Severity of Renal failure when taking Lactulose ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Renal failure ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (41 people, 10.57%)
  2. Pain (27 people, 6.96%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (22 people, 5.67%)
  4. Constipation (22 people, 5.67%)
  5. Nausea (19 people, 4.90%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (75 people, 19.33%)
  2. Furosemide (72 people, 18.56%)
  3. Acetaminophen (69 people, 17.78%)
  4. Omeprazole (65 people, 16.75%)
  5. Aspirin (54 people, 13.92%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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