A study for a 62 year old man who takes Lasix - from FDA reports


29,672 males aged 62 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 62 year old male patient who has Dry Mouth. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Feb, 17, 2019

29,672 males aged 62 (±5) who take Lasix are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lasix for a 62-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 62
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Dry Mouth
  • Drugs taken:
    • Lasix (furosemide)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  2. Acute kidney failure
  3. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  4. Injury
  5. Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
  6. Agranulocytosis (a deficiency of granulocytes in the blood, causing increased vulnerability to infection)
  7. Death
  8. Fear
  9. Diarrhea
  10. Cardiac failure
1 - 6 months:
  1. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  2. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  3. Fever
  4. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  5. Pneumonia
  6. Breathing difficulty
  7. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  8. Agranulocytosis (a deficiency of granulocytes in the blood, causing increased vulnerability to infection)
  9. Dizziness
  10. Diarrhea
6 - 12 months:
  1. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  2. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
  3. Nausea and vomiting
  4. Lactic acidosis (low ph in body tissues)
  5. Respiratory acidosis (respiratory failure or ventilatory failure, causes the ph of blood and other bodily fluids to decrease)
  6. Hyponatremia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)
  7. Pneumonia
  8. Tonic clonic movements (generalized seizure that affects the entire brain)
  9. Confusion
  10. Abdominal pain
1 - 2 years:
  1. Hyperkalemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
  2. Breathing difficulty
  3. Ascites (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity)
  4. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  5. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  6. Acute kidney failure
  7. Nosebleed (bleeding from nose)
  8. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  9. Weakness
  10. Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  2. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  3. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  4. Muscle aches (muscle pain)
  5. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  6. Nosebleed (bleeding from nose)
  7. Diarrhea
  8. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  9. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen)
  10. Swallowing difficulty
5 - 10 years:
  1. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  2. Acute kidney failure
  3. Hyperkalemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
  4. Chronic kidney disease
  5. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  6. Hypokalemia (low potassium)
  7. Stress and anxiety
  8. Pain
  9. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
  10. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
10+ years:
  1. Agranulocytosis (a deficiency of granulocytes in the blood, causing increased vulnerability to infection)
  2. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  3. Weight decreased
  4. Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
  5. Dizziness
  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. Urination - excessive volume
  8. General physical health deterioration (weak health status)
  9. Breathing difficulty
  10. Fever
not specified:
  1. Breathing difficulty
  2. Cardiac failure congestive
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  5. Weakness
  6. Pneumonia
  7. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  8. Diarrhea
  9. Pain
  10. Heart attack

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Diabetes : 2,479 people, 8.35%
  2. 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): 1,729 people, 5.83%
  3. High Blood Cholesterol : 1,390 people, 4.68%
  4. Pain : 1,355 people, 4.57%
  5. Preventive Health Care : 1,353 people, 4.56%
  6. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 1,336 people, 4.50%
  7. Type 2 Diabetes : 1,146 people, 3.86%
  8. Cardiac Failure : 734 people, 2.47%
  9. Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (primary high blood pressure that affects the arteries in the lungs and the right side of your heart): 732 people, 2.47%
  10. Cardiac Failure Congestive : 723 people, 2.44%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Aspirin (3,117 people, 10.50%)
  2. Lipitor (2,300 people, 7.75%)
  3. Plavix (2,237 people, 7.54%)
  4. Lisinopril (2,089 people, 7.04%)
  5. Digoxin (2,033 people, 6.85%)
  6. Allopurinol (2,000 people, 6.74%)
  7. Coumadin (1,940 people, 6.54%)
  8. Aldactone (1,675 people, 5.65%)
  9. Metformin (1,662 people, 5.60%)
  10. Simvastatin (1,650 people, 5.56%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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