Review: could Spironolactone cause Withdrawal Syndrome?


Summary

Withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Spironolactone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Digoxin, and have Hypertension . We study 29,691 people who have side effects while taking Spironolactone from FDA and social media. Among them, 24 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome and more.

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Spironolactone

Spironolactone has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Spironolactone 41,317 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 irritability, drug withdrawal syndrome, agitation, insomnia, fatigue (latest reports from 13,189 Withdrawal syndrome patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

29,691 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone.
Among them, 24 people (0.08%) have Withdrawal Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Spironolactone cause Withdrawal syndrome?

Gender of people who have Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Spironolactone *:

  • female: 56.52 %
  • male: 43.48 %

Age of people who have Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Spironolactone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 35.29 %
  • 50-59: 29.41 %
  • 60+: 35.29 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (6 people, 25.00%)
  • Anxiety (4 people, 16.67%)
  • Pain (3 people, 12.50%)
  • Fibromyalgia (3 people, 12.50%)
  • Restless Legs Syndrome (2 people, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Digoxin (8 people, 33.33%)
  • Lasix (7 people, 29.17%)
  • Aspirin (6 people, 25.00%)
  • Lisinopril (5 people, 20.83%)
  • Gabapentin (5 people, 20.83%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Tremor (6 people, 25.00%)
  • Emotional Distress (5 people, 20.83%)
  • Dizziness (5 people, 20.83%)
  • Nausea (4 people, 16.67%)
  • Anxiety (4 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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