Review: could Lasix cause Loose Stools?


Summary

Loose stools 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 Xenical, and have Pulmonary hypertension . We study 102,788 people who have side effects while taking Lasix from FDA and social media. Among them, 83 have Loose stools. Find out below who they are, when they have Loose stools and more.

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Lasix

Lasix has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Lasix 106,321 users)

Loose Stools

Loose stools has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, speech impairment (adult), drowsiness, diarrhea, heart palpitations (latest reports from 2,344 Loose stools patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

102,788 people reported to have side effects when taking Lasix.
Among them, 83 people (0.08%) have Loose Stools


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lasix cause Loose stools?

Time on Lasix when people have Loose Stools *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Loose Stools when taking Lasix *:

  • female: 62.65 %
  • male: 37.35 %

Age of people who have Loose Stools when taking Lasix *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.6 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 10.39 %
  • 50-59: 32.47 %
  • 60+: 54.55 %

Severity if Loose Stools when taking Lasix **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Loose Stools **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pulmonary Hypertension (3 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (2 people)
  • Osteoarthritis (2 people)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (2 people)
  • Depression (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xenical (19 people)
  • Prilosec (18 people)
  • Coumadin (18 people)
  • Zocor (12 people)
  • Synthroid (11 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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