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Review: could Lasix cause Heart attack?

Summary: 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 High blood pressure.

We study 94,467 people who have side effects while taking Lasix from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,453 have Heart attack. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart attack and more.

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Lasix

Lasix has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention. (latest outcomes from 95,330 Lasix users)

Heart attack

Heart attack has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 131,784 Heart attack patients)

On Jan, 4, 2015: 94,459 people reported to have side effects when taking Lasix. Among them, 3,453 people (3.66%) have Heart Attack.

Trend of Heart attack in Lasix reports

Time on Lasix when people have Heart attack * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heart attack41.04%9.83%2.89%9.25%19.65%7.51%9.83%

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

FemaleMale
Heart attack51.63%48.37%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heart attack0.09%0.15%0.09%0.39%2.06%9.38%22.21%65.62%

Severity of Heart attack when taking Lasix ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Heart attack ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (323 people, 9.35%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (280 people, 8.11%)
  3. Pain (206 people, 5.97%)
  4. Arthritis (196 people, 5.68%)
  5. Depression (114 people, 3.30%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (1,130 people, 32.73%)
  2. Vioxx (853 people, 24.70%)
  3. Plavix (755 people, 21.87%)
  4. Lipitor (749 people, 21.69%)
  5. Digoxin (535 people, 15.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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