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 141,810 people who have side effects when taking Lasix from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 22, 2017

141,810 people reported to have side effects when taking Lasix.
Among them, 5,121 people (3.61%) have Heart attack


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Could Lasix cause Heart attack?

Time on Lasix when people have Heart attack *:

  • < 1 month: 38.25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.02 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.28 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.74 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.86 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.74 %
  • 10+ years: 7.1 %

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

  • female: 49.81 %
  • male: 50.19 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.09 %
  • 2-9: 0.11 %
  • 10-19: 0.16 %
  • 20-29: 0.48 %
  • 30-39: 1.67 %
  • 40-49: 8.82 %
  • 50-59: 22.77 %
  • 60+: 65.9 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes (1,308 people, 25.54%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (253 people, 4.94%)
  • Pain (215 people, 4.20%)
  • Arthritis (190 people, 3.71%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (155 people, 3.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Avandia (1,416 people, 27.65%)
  • Plavix (1,182 people, 23.08%)
  • Lipitor (915 people, 17.87%)
  • Aspirin (863 people, 16.85%)
  • Vioxx (735 people, 14.35%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (1,341 people, 26.19%)
  • Coronary Heart Disease (892 people, 17.42%)
  • Chest Pain (756 people, 14.76%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (658 people, 12.85%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (559 people, 10.92%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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