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

1,758 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 Aug, 15, 2018

1,758 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 (0.34% 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. Acute graft versus host disease in intestine (acute complication in intestine following an allogeneic tissue/blood transplant)
  5. Device related infection
1 - 6 months:
  1. Cytomegalovirus test positive
  2. Colitis (inflammation of colon)
  3. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  4. Diabetes
  5. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  2. Oedema peripheral (superficial swelling)
  3. Stress and anxiety
  4. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  5. Drug ineffective
1 - 2 years:
  1. Dizziness
  2. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  3. Weakness
  4. Disease progression
  5. Depression
2 - 5 years:
  1. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  2. Hyperkalemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
  3. Blood creatinine increased
  4. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
  5. Seizures (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain)
5 - 10 years:
10+ years:
not specified:
  1. Ascites (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity)
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  5. Breathing difficulty

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Hepatitis C : 106 people, 6.03%
  2. Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (primary high blood pressure that affects the arteries in the lungs and the right side of your heart): 95 people, 5.40%
  3. Pulmonary Hypertension (increase in blood pressure in the lung artery): 84 people, 4.78%
  4. Pain : 76 people, 4.32%
  5. Hiv Infection : 73 people, 4.15%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Lasix (473 people, 26.91%)
  2. Furosemide (300 people, 17.06%)
  3. Digoxin (149 people, 8.48%)
  4. Aspirin (137 people, 7.79%)
  5. Coreg (118 people, 6.71%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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