A study for a 76 year old woman who takes Spironolactone - from FDA reports


10,036 females aged 76 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 76 year old female patient who has Diabetes. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Dec, 05, 2018

10,036 females aged 76 (±5) who take Spironolactone are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Spironolactone for a 76-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 76
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Diabetes
  • Drugs taken:
    • Spironolactone (spironolactone)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Rashes(redness): 212 (2.11% of females aged 76 (±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. Hyperkalemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
  2. Hyponatremia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)
  3. Itching
  4. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
  5. Blood creatinine increased
  6. Blood urea increased
  7. Nausea and vomiting
  8. Blood bilirubin increased
  9. Breathing difficulty
  10. Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
1 - 6 months:
  1. Hyperkalemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
  2. Hyponatremia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)
  3. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
  4. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  5. Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)
  6. Weakness
  7. Cardiac failure
  8. Rashes (redness)
  9. Renal impairment (severely reduced kidney function)
  10. Acute kidney failure
6 - 12 months:
  1. Hyperkalemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
  2. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  3. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  4. Renal impairment (severely reduced kidney function)
  5. Fall
  6. Cardiac failure
  7. Circulatory collapse
  8. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
  9. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  10. Blood creatinine increased
1 - 2 years:
  1. Hyperkalemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
  2. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
  3. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  4. Acute kidney failure
  5. International normalised ratio increased
  6. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  7. Diarrhea
  8. Bleeding into the skin
  9. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  10. Disseminated intravascular coagulation (systemic activation of blood coagulation)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Hyperkalemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
  2. Hyponatremia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)
  3. Weakness
  4. Fever
  5. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  6. Liver disorder (liver diseases)
  7. Cardiac failure
  8. Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)
  9. Dementia (madness)
  10. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
5 - 10 years:
  1. Hyperkalemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
  2. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Nausea and vomiting
  5. Dizziness
  6. Weakness
  7. Blood urea increased
  8. Blood creatinine increased
  9. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  10. Acute kidney failure
10+ years:
  1. Sinus bradycardia (an unusually slow heartbeat due to heart disease)
  2. Hyperkalemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
  3. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  4. Cardiac failure
  5. Left ventricular dysfunction
  6. Atrial fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles)
  7. Fall
  8. Implant site haemorrhage (bleeding from implant site)
  9. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  10. Weight increased
not specified:
  1. Breathing difficulty
  2. Fall
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  5. Weakness
  6. Hyperkalemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
  7. Diarrhea
  8. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  9. Dizziness
  10. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles): 884 people, 8.81%
  2. Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (primary high blood pressure that affects the arteries in the lungs and the right side of your heart): 615 people, 6.13%
  3. High Blood Cholesterol : 451 people, 4.49%
  4. Cardiac Failure : 417 people, 4.16%
  5. Pain : 403 people, 4.02%
  6. Pulmonary Hypertension (increase in blood pressure in the lung artery): 380 people, 3.79%
  7. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 352 people, 3.51%
  8. Preventive Health Care : 347 people, 3.46%
  9. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 307 people, 3.06%
  10. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen): 291 people, 2.90%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Lasix (2,244 people, 22.36%)
  2. Furosemide (1,195 people, 11.91%)
  3. Digoxin (768 people, 7.65%)
  4. Aspirin (762 people, 7.59%)
  5. Synthroid (614 people, 6.12%)
  6. Coumadin (598 people, 5.96%)
  7. Lipitor (578 people, 5.76%)
  8. Plavix (474 people, 4.72%)
  9. Omeprazole (434 people, 4.32%)
  10. Amlodipine (429 people, 4.27%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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