Review: could Spironolactone cause Blood triglycerides increased (High Blood Cholesterol)?
Summary: Blood triglycerides increased is found among people who take Spironolactone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Digoxin, and have Depression.
We study 25,356 people who have side effects while taking Spironolactone from FDA and social media. Among them, 214 have Blood triglycerides increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood triglycerides increased and more.
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Spironolactone has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from 26,437 Spironolactone users)
Blood triglycerides increased
Blood triglycerides increased has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, osteopenia, pain. (latest reports from 171,570 Blood triglycerides increased patients)
On Dec, 31, 2014: 25,356 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone. Among them, 214 people (0.84%) have Blood Triglycerides Increased.
Time on Spironolactone when people have Blood triglycerides increased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Blood triglycerides increased||0.00%||0.00%||20.00%||40.00%||0.00%||40.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Blood triglycerides increased when taking Spironolactone * :
|Blood triglycerides increased||1.32%||0.00%||0.88%||9.69%||3.96%||21.59%||17.18%||45.37% |
Severity of Blood triglycerides increased when taking Spironolactone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Blood triglycerides increased||0.00%||80.00%||20.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Blood triglycerides increased ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Blood triglycerides increased||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (28 people, 13.08%)
- Hypertension (27 people, 12.62%)
- Cardiac disorder (21 people, 9.81%)
- Peripheral arterial occlusive disease (16 people, 7.48%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (16 people, 7.48%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Digoxin (94 people, 43.93%)
- Furosemide (83 people, 38.79%)
- Aspirin (82 people, 38.32%)
- Lasix (81 people, 37.85%)
- Lipitor (69 people, 32.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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