Review: could Lasix cause Aplastic Anaemia?


Aplastic anaemia is found among people who take Lasix, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Folic Acid, and have Renal failure chronic . We study 129,983 people who have side effects while taking Lasix from FDA and social media. Among them, 139 have Aplastic anaemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Aplastic anaemia and more.

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Lasix has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention. (latest outcomes from Lasix 134,373 users)

Aplastic Anaemia

Aplastic anaemia (blood disorder in which the body's bone marrow doesn't make enough new blood cells) has been reported by people with paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria, aplastic anemia, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c (latest reports from 6,999 Aplastic anaemia patients).

On Oct, 22, 2016

129,983 people reported to have side effects when taking Lasix.
Among them, 139 people (0.11%) have Aplastic Anaemia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lasix cause Aplastic anaemia?

Time on Lasix when people have Aplastic Anaemia *:

  • < 1 month: 69.23 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.38 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Aplastic Anaemia when taking Lasix *:

  • female: 52.94 %
  • male: 47.06 %

Age of people who have Aplastic Anaemia when taking Lasix *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.84 %
  • 30-39: 2.52 %
  • 40-49: 5.04 %
  • 50-59: 6.72 %
  • 60+: 84.87 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Renal Failure Chronic (10 people, 7.19%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (8 people, 5.76%)
  • Epilepsy (7 people, 5.04%)
  • Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (6 people, 4.32%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (5 people, 3.60%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Folic Acid (31 people, 22.30%)
  • Aspirin (27 people, 19.42%)
  • Zometa (21 people, 15.11%)
  • Plavix (21 people, 15.11%)
  • Aldactone (21 people, 15.11%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pancytopenia (50 people, 35.97%)
  • Thrombocytopenia (24 people, 17.27%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (23 people, 16.55%)
  • Pain (22 people, 15.83%)
  • Anxiety (21 people, 15.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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