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Review: could Lasix cause Withdrawal syndrome?

Summary: Withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Lasix, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Xanax, and have Pain.

We study 94,467 people who have side effects while taking Lasix from FDA and social media. Among them, 61 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome and more.

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Lasix

Lasix has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention. (latest outcomes from 95,330 Lasix users)

Withdrawal syndrome

Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, back pain. (latest reports from 9,228 Withdrawal syndrome patients)

On Jan, 6, 2015: 94,459 people reported to have side effects when taking Lasix. Among them, 61 people (0.06%) have Withdrawal Syndrome.

Trend of Withdrawal syndrome in Lasix reports

Time on Lasix when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Lasix * :

FemaleMale
Withdrawal syndrome73.21%26.79%

Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Lasix * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%2.08%16.67%25.00%14.58%41.67%

Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Lasix ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (17 people, 27.87%)
  2. Fibromyalgia (12 people, 19.67%)
  3. Depression (10 people, 16.39%)
  4. Anxiety (10 people, 16.39%)
  5. Insomnia (10 people, 16.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Xanax (14 people, 22.95%)
  2. Lyrica (14 people, 22.95%)
  3. Aspirin (11 people, 18.03%)
  4. Duragesic-100 (11 people, 18.03%)
  5. Cymbalta (11 people, 18.03%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    Lasix 20 mg and 40mg the next day plus spironolactone 100mg daily nadolol 10mg daily and xifaxan 550mg twice daily and keppra 750mg twice daily and b1 100mg once daily and protonix 40mg once daily and folic acid once daily and magnesium oxide 400mg once daily and lactulose 30ml twice daily and multy vitamin once daily I am skipping the 40mg of Lasix and take 20mg instead will that cause dizziness and heavy legs light head feeling
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    Hello My Medical Family,
    My mom has been in ICU for over a month now. She has been on lasix for over 6 years now and for two nights the hospital has not given her lasix. I can see her legs and arms puffy filled with liquids and it makes me so sad to see moms in this pain. Dr kept telling us that her blood pressure was too low for them to give her lasix but for the past 3 hrs her readings are 114/55. Im just so torn knowing that she has her own meds of lasix at home that i can bring to her. Can someone out there please help? So thankful to have a forum like this to express our concerns knowing they would be helped.

    Sincerely,
    Tony
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  • Since having heart attack three weeks ago has suffered from extreme dry mouth on 120 mg furosemide

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  • Infant (3 months after birth) with Severe Broncho Pulmonary Dysplasia was treated with Loop diuretic Furosemide for retaining fluid (Edema). Treatment was succesfull but appears to have caused Hemangioma underneath one eye. Question is can Furosemide have caused this hemangioma? During birth and ROP screening in the NICU (Netherlands) there was never a case of possible Hemangioma underneath the eyes. One week after stopping Furosemide as a diuretic, the Eye turned blue and red and it appeared to be swollen. Now the end result is hemangioma which nees to be treated with propranolol ??

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