Lasix and Heart attack - from FDA reports


Summary

Heart attack 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 Avandia, and have Diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Heart attack with Lasix. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 138,786 people who have side effects when taking Lasix from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 02, 2017

138,786 people reported to have side effects when taking Lasix.
Among them, 5,081 people (3.66%) have Heart Attack


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lasix cause Heart attack?

Time on Lasix when people have Heart Attack *:

  • < 1 month: 36.93 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.93 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.41 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.16 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.09 %
  • 10+ years: 7.39 %

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

  • female: 49.84 %
  • male: 50.16 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.09 %
  • 2-9: 0.12 %
  • 10-19: 0.16 %
  • 20-29: 0.48 %
  • 30-39: 1.66 %
  • 40-49: 8.89 %
  • 50-59: 22.75 %
  • 60+: 65.85 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes (1,304 people, 25.66%)
  • High Blood Pressure (361 people, 7.10%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (250 people, 4.92%)
  • Pain (212 people, 4.17%)
  • Arthritis (190 people, 3.74%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Avandia (1,416 people, 27.87%)
  • Plavix (1,173 people, 23.09%)
  • Lipitor (906 people, 17.83%)
  • Aspirin (863 people, 16.98%)
  • Vioxx (735 people, 14.47%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (1,337 people, 26.31%)
  • Coronary Heart Disease (889 people, 17.50%)
  • Chest Pain (754 people, 14.84%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (651 people, 12.81%)
  • High Blood Pressure (598 people, 11.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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