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Review: could Spironolactone cause Infertility?

Summary: Infertility is found among people who take Spironolactone, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, also take medication Digoxin.

We study 25,366 people who have side effects while taking Spironolactone from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Infertility. Find out below who they are, when they have Infertility and more.

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Spironolactone

Spironolactone has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from 26,437 Spironolactone users)

Infertility

Infertility has been reported by people with birth control, acne, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, wegener's granulomatosis. (latest reports from 1,655 Infertility patients)

On Jan, 1, 2015: 25,356 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone. Among them, 14 people (0.06%) have Infertility.

Trend of Infertility in Spironolactone reports

Time on Spironolactone when people have Infertility * :

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Age of people who have Infertility when taking Spironolactone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Infertility0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Infertility when taking Spironolactone ** :

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How people recovered from Infertility ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

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Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Digoxin (14 people, 100.00%)
  2. Robitussin (14 people, 100.00%)
  3. K-dur (14 people, 100.00%)
  4. Lipitor (14 people, 100.00%)
  5. Lasix (14 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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