A study for a 22 year old woman who takes Spironolactone - from FDA reports


876 females aged 22 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 22 year old female patient who has High Blood Pressure. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.



On Apr, 15, 2018

876 females aged 22 (±5) who take Spironolactone are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Spironolactone for a 22-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 22
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: High Blood Pressure
  • Drugs taken:
    • Spironolactone (spironolactone)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Itching: 11 (1.26% of females aged 22 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Solar Urticaria(an abnormal reaction to sunlight): 0 (0% of females aged 22 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Rashes(redness): 22 (2.51% of females aged 22 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  • Renal impairment (severely reduced kidney function)
  • White blood cell count decreased
  • Septic shock (shock due to blood infection)
  • Pneumonia staphylococcal (pneumonia staphylococcal infections are usually caused by the organism staphylococcus aureus)
  • Cyst (a closed sac)
  • Altered state of consciousness (altered state of mind)
  • Hyperglycemia (high blood sugar)
  • Cardiac failure
  • Iron deficiency anaemia
  • Cytomegalovirus viraemia (cytomegalo virus in blood stream)
1 - 6 months:
  • Gallstones (stone formation by bile component)
  • Injury
  • Pain
  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Cholecystitis acute (rapid infection of gallbladder)
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  • Emotional disorder
  • Drug ineffective
  • Canker sores (painful, open sore in the mouth)
6 - 12 months:
  • Pre-eclampsia (high blood pressure and significant amounts of protein in the urine of a pregnant woman)
  • Protein - urine
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
1 - 2 years:
  • Abdominal pain upper
  • Gallstones (stone formation by bile component)
  • Biliary dyskinesia (motility disorder that affects the gallbladder and sphincter of oddi)
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  • Pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Gallbladder disorder
  • Gallbladder non-functioning
  • Abdominal pain
  • Cholecystitis chronic (long lasting infection of gallbladder)
2 - 5 years:
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Chest pain
  • Pain
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus)
  • Gallbladder disorder
  • Deep venous thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  • Injury
  • Stress and anxiety
5 - 10 years:
  • Pain
  • Injury
  • Depression
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  • Arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat)
  • Breathing difficulty
  • Gallbladder disorder
  • Emotional distress
10+ years:
n/a
not specified:
  • Pain
  • Stress and anxiety
  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Depression
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  • Breathing difficulty
  • Injury
  • Cholecystitis chronic (long lasting infection of gallbladder)
  • Chest pain

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Birth Control : 121 people, 13.81%
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (primary high blood pressure that affects the arteries in the lungs and the right side of your heart): 82 people, 9.36%
  • Pulmonary Hypertension (increase in blood pressure in the lung artery): 76 people, 8.68%
  • Depression : 39 people, 4.45%
  • Migraine (headache): 33 people, 3.77%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Yasmin (134 people, 15.30%)
  • Lasix (124 people, 14.16%)
  • Yaz (107 people, 12.21%)
  • Tracleer (73 people, 8.33%)
  • Furosemide (67 people, 7.65%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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