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Review: could Lasix cause Aplastic anaemia?

Summary: Aplastic anaemia could be caused by Lasix, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Renal failure chronic.

We study 94,394 people who have side effects while taking Lasix from FDA and social media. Among them, 130 have Aplastic anaemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Aplastic anaemia and more.

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Lasix

Lasix (latest outcomes from 95,246 users) has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention.

Aplastic anaemia

Aplastic anaemia (blood disorder in which the body's bone marrow doesn't make enough new blood cells) (latest reports from 16,906 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria, epilepsy, multiple myeloma.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 94,389 people reported to have side effects when taking Lasix. Among them, 130 people (0.14%) have Aplastic Anaemia. They amount to 0.77% of all the 16,873 people who have Aplastic Anaemia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Aplastic anaemia in Lasix reports

Time on Lasix when people have Aplastic anaemia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Aplastic anaemia62.50%12.50%0.00%12.50%12.50%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Aplastic anaemia51.85%48.15%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Aplastic anaemia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.85%3.39%5.08%7.63%83.05%

Severity of Aplastic anaemia when taking Lasix ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Aplastic anaemia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Renal failure chronic (10 people, 7.69%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (8 people, 6.15%)
  3. Epilepsy (7 people, 5.38%)
  4. Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (6 people, 4.62%)
  5. Atrial fibrillation (4 people, 3.08%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (32 people, 24.62%)
  2. Folic acid (28 people, 21.54%)
  3. Aldactone (23 people, 17.69%)
  4. Potassium chloride (21 people, 16.15%)
  5. Plavix (20 people, 15.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • Lasix drained my pottasium down to 3.0 within days. I feel so weak, confused, no memory of what I did an hour ago. I am extraordinarily weak in muscles, especially in the legs and hips, lower back hurts.

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

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

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