Review: could Lasix cause Lower blood pressure (Hypotension)?
Summary: Lower blood pressure 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 Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.
We study 94,473 people who have side effects while taking Lasix from FDA and social media. Among them, 5,352 have Lower blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have Lower blood pressure and more.
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Lasix has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention. (latest outcomes from 95,334 Lasix users)
Lower blood pressure
Lower blood pressure (abnormally low blood pressure) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, depression. (latest reports from 107,417 Lower blood pressure patients)
On Feb, 10, 2015: 94,467 people reported to have side effects when taking Lasix. Among them, 5,352 people (5.67%) have Lower Blood Pressure.
Time on Lasix when people have Lower blood pressure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Lower blood pressure||48.66%||23.92%||5.91%||4.84%||10.22%||2.42%||4.03% |
Gender of people who have Lower blood pressure when taking Lasix * :
|Lower blood pressure||49.93%||50.07% |
Age of people who have Lower blood pressure when taking Lasix * :
|Lower blood pressure||0.77%||0.69%||1.06%||1.14%||2.48%||7.20%||17.35%||69.30% |
Severity of Lower blood pressure when taking Lasix ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Lower blood pressure||25.00%||25.00%||25.00%||25.00% |
How people recovered from Lower blood pressure ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Lower blood pressure||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (620 people, 11.58%)
- Pain (253 people, 4.73%)
- Atrial fibrillation (231 people, 4.32%)
- Multiple myeloma (212 people, 3.96%)
- Prophylaxis (191 people, 3.57%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (1,604 people, 29.97%)
- Digoxin (1,142 people, 21.34%)
- Coumadin (928 people, 17.34%)
- Potassium chloride (875 people, 16.35%)
- Coreg (719 people, 13.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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