Review: could Zosyn cause Renal Failure?


Renal failure is found among people who take Zosyn, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Vancomycin, and have Coronary artery bypass . We study 5,458 people who have side effects while taking Zosyn from FDA and social media. Among them, 266 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure and more.

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Zosyn has active ingredients of piperacillin sodium; tazobactam sodium. It is often used in pneumonia. (latest outcomes from Zosyn 5,511 users)

Renal Failure

Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, thrombocytopenia, sepsis, infection (latest reports from 66,724 Renal failure patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

5,458 people reported to have side effects when taking Zosyn.
Among them, 266 people (4.87%) have Renal Failure

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zosyn cause Renal failure?

Time on Zosyn when people have Renal Failure *:

  • < 1 month: 96.77 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 3.23 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Renal Failure when taking Zosyn *:

  • female: 38.31 %
  • male: 61.69 %

Age of people who have Renal Failure when taking Zosyn *:

  • 0-1: 0.81 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.83 %
  • 20-29: 2.02 %
  • 30-39: 6.07 %
  • 40-49: 16.6 %
  • 50-59: 22.27 %
  • 60+: 49.39 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Coronary Artery Bypass (43 people)
  • Aortic Valve Replacement (23 people)
  • Prophylaxis (19 people)
  • Pain (14 people)
  • Hypertension (12 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vancomycin (118 people)
  • Lasix (101 people)
  • Heparin (85 people)
  • Trasylol (78 people)
  • Levaquin (48 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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