Review: could Lasix cause Deafness?


Summary

Deafness is found among people who take Lasix, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 126,909 people who have side effects while taking Lasix from FDA and social media. Among them, 301 have Deafness. Find out below who they are, when they have Deafness and more.

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Lasix

Lasix has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Lasix 131,278 users)

Deafness

Deafness has been reported by people with weight decreased, breathing difficulty, rashes, tinnitus, paraesthesia (latest reports from 12,050 Deafness patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

126,909 people reported to have side effects when taking Lasix.
Among them, 301 people (0.24%) have Deafness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lasix cause Deafness?

Time on Lasix when people have Deafness *:

  • < 1 month: 55.56 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.11 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 11.11 %

Gender of people who have Deafness when taking Lasix *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Deafness when taking Lasix *:

  • 0-1: 0.8 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.8 %
  • 20-29: 0.8 %
  • 30-39: 1.2 %
  • 40-49: 2.39 %
  • 50-59: 33.07 %
  • 60+: 60.96 %

Severity if Deafness when taking Lasix **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (62 people, 20.60%)
  • Hypertension (18 people, 5.98%)
  • Hypercalcaemia Of Malignancy (17 people, 5.65%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (17 people, 5.65%)
  • Hypercalcaemia (15 people, 4.98%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (104 people, 34.55%)
  • Coumadin (103 people, 34.22%)
  • Aspirin (92 people, 30.56%)
  • Aredia (84 people, 27.91%)
  • Protonix (65 people, 21.59%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (136 people, 45.18%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (108 people, 35.88%)
  • Anaemia (103 people, 34.22%)
  • Anxiety (96 people, 31.89%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (90 people, 29.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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