Spironolactone and Anxiety - from FDA reports


Summary

Anxiety is found among people who take Spironolactone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lasix, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Anxiety with Spironolactone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 47,108 people who have side effects when taking Spironolactone from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

47,108 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone.
Among them, 1,410 people (2.99%) have Anxiety


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Spironolactone cause Anxiety?

Time on Spironolactone when people have Anxiety *:

  • < 1 month: 16.07 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.21 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.57 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.07 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 30.36 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.57 %
  • 10+ years: 7.14 %

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Spironolactone *:

  • female: 68.92 %
  • male: 31.08 %

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Spironolactone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.67 %
  • 10-19: 0.67 %
  • 20-29: 7.26 %
  • 30-39: 7.92 %
  • 40-49: 14.26 %
  • 50-59: 21.43 %
  • 60+: 47.71 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (119 people, 8.44%)
  • Pain (111 people, 7.87%)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (71 people, 5.04%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (66 people, 4.68%)
  • Cardiac Disorder (64 people, 4.54%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (401 people, 28.44%)
  • Digoxin (355 people, 25.18%)
  • Furosemide (342 people, 24.26%)
  • Aspirin (311 people, 22.06%)
  • Lisinopril (256 people, 18.16%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (671 people, 47.59%)
  • Depression (398 people, 28.23%)
  • Injury (364 people, 25.82%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (325 people, 23.05%)
  • Emotional Distress (321 people, 22.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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