Review: could Lasix cause Depression?


Summary

Depression 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 Aspirin, and have Coronary artery bypass . We study 102,788 people who have side effects while taking Lasix from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,032 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression 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 103,628 users)

Depression

Depression has been reported by people with suicidal ideation, pain, drug ineffective, insomnia, fatigue (latest reports from 272,927 Depression patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

102,788 people reported to have side effects when taking Lasix.
Among them, 3,032 people (2.95%) have Depression


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lasix cause Depression?

Time on Lasix when people have Depression *:

  • < 1 month: 52.65 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4.87 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.42 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.41 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.8 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.54 %
  • 10+ years: 5.31 %

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Lasix *:

  • female: 63.05 %
  • male: 36.95 %

Age of people who have Depression when taking Lasix *:

  • 0-1: 0.15 %
  • 2-9: 0.04 %
  • 10-19: 0.27 %
  • 20-29: 1.3 %
  • 30-39: 4.09 %
  • 40-49: 13.33 %
  • 50-59: 30.13 %
  • 60+: 50.71 %

Severity if Depression when taking Lasix **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 60 %
  • severe: 20 %
  • most severe: 20 %

How people recovered from Depression **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Coronary Artery Bypass (388 people)
  • Pain (345 people)
  • Depression (324 people)
  • Hypertension (305 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (176 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (695 people)
  • Coumadin (584 people)
  • Zometa (546 people)
  • Trasylol (540 people)
  • Lipitor (504 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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