Review: could Spironolactone cause High blood sugar (Hyperglycemia)?
Summary: High blood sugar is found among people who take Spironolactone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Furosemide, and have Neoplasm malignant.
We study 25,377 people who have side effects while taking Spironolactone from FDA and social media. Among them, 234 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.
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Spironolactone has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from 26,449 Spironolactone users)
High blood sugar
High blood sugar (high blood sugar) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 17,128 High blood sugar patients)
On Mar, 29, 2015: 25,377 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone. Among them, 234 people (0.92%) have High Blood Sugar.
Time on Spironolactone when people have High blood sugar * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood sugar||38.46%||23.08%||15.38%||7.69%||7.69%||7.69%||0.00% |
Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Spironolactone * :
|High blood sugar||1.00%||0.00%||0.50%||0.50%||3.50%||14.50%||15.00%||65.00% |
Severity of High blood sugar when taking Spironolactone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood sugar||0.00%||40.00%||20.00%||40.00% |
How people recovered from High blood sugar ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood sugar||33.33%||0.00%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Neoplasm malignant (31 people, 13.25%)
- Calcium deficiency (31 people, 13.25%)
- Lung neoplasm (30 people, 12.82%)
- Metastases to spine (30 people, 12.82%)
- Hypertension (28 people, 11.97%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (96 people, 41.03%)
- Aspirin (92 people, 39.32%)
- Lasix (91 people, 38.89%)
- Coumadin (68 people, 29.06%)
- Digoxin (66 people, 28.21%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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