A study for a 42 year old man who takes Spironolactone - from FDA reports


1,948 males aged 42 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 42 year old male patient who has High Blood Pressure. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Sep, 12, 2018

1,948 males aged 42 (±5) who take Spironolactone are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Spironolactone for a 42-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 42
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: High Blood Pressure
  • Drugs taken:
    • Spironolactone (spironolactone)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Erectile Dysfunction: 6 (0.31% of males aged 42 (±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:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  3. Multi-organ failure (multisystem organ failure)
  4. Breathing difficulty
  5. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
1 - 6 months:
  1. Headache (pain in head)
  2. Hyperkalemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
  3. Drowsiness
  4. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
  5. Colitis (inflammation of colon)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  2. Gynaecomastia (enlargement of the gland tissue of the male breast)
  3. Oedema peripheral (superficial swelling)
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Dyskinesia (abnormality or impairment of voluntary movement)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Weakness
  2. Dizziness
  3. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  4. Hyponatremia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)
  5. Disease progression
2 - 5 years:
  1. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  2. Blood creatinine increased
  3. Hyperkalemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
  4. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
  5. Hypovolaemic shock (shock caused by severe blood or fluid loss)
5 - 10 years:
n/a
10+ years:
n/a
not specified:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Ascites (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity)
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Breathing difficulty
  5. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (primary high blood pressure that affects the arteries in the lungs and the right side of your heart): 115 people, 5.90%
  2. Hepatitis C : 110 people, 5.65%
  3. Pulmonary Hypertension (increase in blood pressure in the lung artery): 100 people, 5.13%
  4. Preventive Health Care : 85 people, 4.36%
  5. Pain : 81 people, 4.16%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Lasix (504 people, 25.87%)
  2. Furosemide (300 people, 15.40%)
  3. Digoxin (149 people, 7.65%)
  4. Aspirin (137 people, 7.03%)
  5. Coreg (124 people, 6.37%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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