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Review: could Lasix cause Deafness?

Summary: Deafness could be caused by Lasix, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Coumadin, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 94,394 people who have side effects while taking Lasix from FDA and social media. Among them, 248 have Deafness. Find out below who they are, when they have Deafness 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.

Deafness

Deafness (latest reports from 57,561 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 94,430 people reported to have side effects when taking Lasix. Among them, 296 people (0.31%) have Deafness. They amount to 0.51% of all the 57,542 people who have Deafness on eHealthMe.

Trend of Deafness in Lasix reports

Time on Lasix when people have Deafness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Deafness40.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%20.00%0.00%20.00%

Gender of people who have Deafness when taking Lasix * :

FemaleMale
Deafness48.82%51.18%

Age of people who have Deafness when taking Lasix * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Deafness0.77%1.16%0.39%0.00%1.16%2.70%33.20%60.62%

Severity of Deafness when taking Lasix ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Deafness0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Deafness ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (59 people, 19.93%)
  2. Hypercalcaemia of malignancy (16 people, 5.41%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (15 people, 5.07%)
  4. Hypercalcaemia (12 people, 4.05%)
  5. Cardiac failure congestive (11 people, 3.72%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Coumadin (97 people, 32.77%)
  2. Aspirin (97 people, 32.77%)
  3. Zometa (84 people, 28.38%)
  4. Aredia (70 people, 23.65%)
  5. Digoxin (61 people, 20.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 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 (1 week ago):

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

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