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Review: could Lasix cause White blood cell count increased?

Summary: White blood cell count increased could be caused by Lasix, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 94,394 people who have side effects while taking Lasix from FDA and social media. Among them, 957 have White blood cell count increased. Find out below who they are, when they have White blood cell count increased and more.

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Lasix

Lasix (latest outcomes from 95,246 users) has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention.

White blood cell count increased

White blood cell count increased (latest reports from 131,092 patients) has been reported by people with schizophrenia, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 94,430 people reported to have side effects when taking Lasix. Among them, 957 people (1.01%) have White Blood Cell Count Increased. They amount to 0.73% of all the 130,738 people who have White Blood Cell Count Increased on eHealthMe.

Trend of White blood cell count increased in Lasix reports

Time on Lasix when people have White blood cell count increased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
White blood cell count increased32.79%34.43%7.38%9.84%9.84%2.46%3.28%

Gender of people who have White blood cell count increased when taking Lasix * :

FemaleMale
White blood cell count increased50.59%49.41%

Age of people who have White blood cell count increased when taking Lasix * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
White blood cell count increased1.32%0.99%0.88%1.66%3.53%12.69%16.78%62.14%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (80 people, 8.36%)
  2. Prophylaxis (41 people, 4.28%)
  3. Iron overload (37 people, 3.87%)
  4. Pain (37 people, 3.87%)
  5. Insomnia (32 people, 3.34%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (187 people, 19.54%)
  2. Lipitor (113 people, 11.81%)
  3. Aldactone (113 people, 11.81%)
  4. Digoxin (108 people, 11.29%)
  5. Coumadin (108 people, 11.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Lasix drained my pottasium down to 3.0 within days. I feel so weak, confused, no memory of what I did an hour ago. I am extraordinarily weak in muscles, especially in the legs and hips, lower back hurts.

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • My WBC count was 15.6 last week before taking Valtrex, now after finding many cherry angiomas since starting the Valtrex I was taken off the medicine and had more blood tests run. Now my WBC count is 16.1 after being on the medicine for almost a week.

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Nausea, low-grade fever, diabetes, kidney disease, anemia

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