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Review: could Lasix cause Heart attack?

We study 94,437 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 (latest outcomes from 95,302 users) has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention.

Heart attack

Heart Attack (latest reports from 632,018 patients) has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis.

On Sep, 12, 2014: 94,423 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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  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • i have herniated discs in my back and arthritis all over. sometimes pain is almost unbearable. i am allergic to pain meds. this is the one i can take without visable side affects

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  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • I have been on Vivitrol since 10/2012, on Lasix since 4/2013
    My hip and leg pain is worsening and my daily life is effected by this pain. I walk differently d/t the pain, I can't exercise without pain. Is it due to the monthly Injections of Vivitrol that they alternate Right/Left in my back side. Not sure what the long term effects of Vivitrol are, but I certainly have become more debilitated since I statred recieving these injections

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • I lost a lot of time during a 9 month period, I can't remember what I said or did. I'm being brought up on charges of writing prescription medications after my Controlled License expired. I forgot to renew it. My husband thinks that I've lost it. I couldn't remember how to do the simplest things. I thought it was my thyroid. It is enlarged but my labs came back back normal. I finally found some relief after reading an article in AARP a couple of weeks ago about drugs that can cause memory loss. I stopped taking the carvedilol right away. I'm feeling better already but I hope it clears more. I was looking for information. Many of the sites about carvedilol and memory loss are gone. It appears that there is a cover up concerning this drug. Many doctors won't admit that it can cause memory loss. The drug sites say nothing about memory loss. And a couple of sites just state that memory loss is not a side affect of carvedilol. Any help I can get would be greatly appreciated.

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