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Review: Lasix side effects

In this review, we analyze Lasix side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age (0-60+) of the people who have side effects while taking Lasix. The review is based on 94,473 people who have side effects while taking Lasix from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What is Lasix

Lasix (latest outcomes from 95,338 users) has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention.

Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (furosemide): Furosemide.

On Feb, 24, 2015: 94,473 people who reported to have side effects when taking Lasix are studied


Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)AsthmaPain
PainRenal Failure (kidney dysfunction)PneumoniaHyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)Anaemia (lack of blood)FallHypertension (high blood pressure)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Pyrexia (fever)Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)DepressionHyponatraemia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints)Anxiety
InjuryPneumoniaAsthenia (weakness)Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)FallAnxietyPulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)
AnxietyBlood Creatinine IncreasedPyrexia (fever)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Multi-organ Failure (multisystem organ failure)Anaemia (lack of blood)Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)Cardiac FailureEmotional DistressPainObesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
FearPlatelet Count DecreasedPlatelet Count DecreasedBradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)Cardiac Failure CongestiveMulti-organ Failure (multisystem organ failure)Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss)Cardiac Failure Congestive
Renal Impairment (severely reduced kidney function)Cardiac FailureDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Platelet Count DecreasedGastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)Anaemia (lack of blood)
Pyrexia (fever)Interstitial Lung DiseaseAnorexia (eating disorder characterized by immoderate food restriction and irrational fear of gaining weight)Hypertension (high blood pressure)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Bradykinesia (decreased bodily movement. it is associated with basal ganglia diseases)VertigoInjury
PneumoniaPleural Effusion (water on the lungs)Hyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)Anaemia (lack of blood)Insomnia (sleeplessness)Bradyphrenia (neurological term referring to the slowness of thought common to many disorders of the brain)Urinary Tract InfectionDiarrhoea

Most common side effects by gender * :

Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Cardiac Failure Congestive
Cardiac Failure CongestiveRenal Failure (kidney dysfunction)
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
FallPyrexia (fever)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Asthenia (weakness)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
AnxietyAnaemia (lack of blood)

Most common side effects by age * :

Pyrexia (fever)Pyrexia (fever)Pyrexia (fever)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)PainPainPainDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Multi-organ Failure (multisystem organ failure)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Pyrexia (fever)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)AnxietyDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Cardiac Failure Congestive
Oxygen Saturation DecreasedRespiratory Failure (inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system)Multi-organ Failure (multisystem organ failure)VomitingOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)PainAnxietyDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)AnxietyRenal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
DeathCardiac FailureRenal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Pyrexia (fever)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)
Respiratory Failure (inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system)Renal Impairment (severely reduced kidney function)Aspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedRenal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Chest PainChest PainCardiac Failure CongestivePain
Cardiac FailureCardiac ArrestAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedCondition AggravatedDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Fall
InjuryHypertension (high blood pressure)Blood Bilirubin IncreasedAnxietyFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Cardiac Failure CongestiveFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Aspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedAscites (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity)VomitingFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Pyrexia (fever)Chest PainAsthenia (weakness)
Alanine Aminotransferase IncreasedCondition AggravatedDrug Rash With Eosinophilia And Systemic Symptoms (adverse drug reactions with rash)DiarrhoeaVomitingDepressionPyrexia (fever)Anaemia (lack of blood)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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