Review: could Lasix cause Heart Attack?


Heart attack 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 Diabetes mellitus . We study 102,788 people who have side effects while taking Lasix from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,639 have Heart attack. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart attack and more.

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Lasix has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Lasix 106,321 users)

Heart Attack

Heart attack has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, thrombocytopenia, drug ineffective, weakness (latest reports from 144,179 Heart attack patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

102,788 people reported to have side effects when taking Lasix.
Among them, 3,639 people (3.54%) have Heart Attack

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lasix cause Heart attack?

Time on Lasix when people have Heart Attack *:

  • < 1 month: 35.1 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.92 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.31 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.26 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.85 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.27 %
  • 10+ years: 7.28 %

Gender of people who have Heart Attack when taking Lasix *:

  • female: 51.15 %
  • male: 48.85 %

Age of people who have Heart Attack when taking Lasix *:

  • 0-1: 0.09 %
  • 2-9: 0.16 %
  • 10-19: 0.19 %
  • 20-29: 0.59 %
  • 30-39: 1.97 %
  • 40-49: 8.42 %
  • 50-59: 21.93 %
  • 60+: 66.65 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (287 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (287 people)
  • Arthritis (186 people)
  • Pain (166 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (114 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (827 people)
  • Lipitor (765 people)
  • Plavix (762 people)
  • Vioxx (733 people)
  • Digoxin (513 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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