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Review: could Lasix cause Knee swelling?

Summary: Knee swelling could be caused by Lasix, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 94,389 people who have side effects while taking Lasix from FDA and social media. Among them, 726 have Knee swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Knee swelling and more.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 94,389 people reported to have side effects when taking Lasix. Among them, 726 people (0.77%) have Knee Swelling. They amount to 0.45% of all the 161,370 people who have Knee Swelling on eHealthMe.

Trend of Knee swelling in Lasix reports

Time on Lasix when people have Knee swelling * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Knee swelling0.00%0.00%27.27%0.00%36.36%36.36%0.00%

Gender of people who have Knee swelling when taking Lasix * :

FemaleMale
Knee swelling70.73%29.27%

Age of people who have Knee swelling when taking Lasix * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Knee swelling0.00%0.15%0.15%0.60%2.70%7.66%19.07%69.67%

Severity of Knee swelling when taking Lasix ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Knee swelling ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (88 people, 12.12%)
  2. Osteoporosis (60 people, 8.26%)
  3. Pain (52 people, 7.16%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (39 people, 5.37%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (36 people, 4.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (221 people, 30.44%)
  2. Coumadin (183 people, 25.21%)
  3. Zometa (129 people, 17.77%)
  4. Synthroid (110 people, 15.15%)
  5. Digoxin (108 people, 14.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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