Lasix and Zinc deficiency - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Zinc deficiency is reported only by a few people who take Lasix.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Lasix and have Zinc deficiency. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 196,293 people who have side effects while taking Lasix from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Apr, 28, 2023

196,293 people reported to have side effects when taking Lasix.
Among them, 4 people (0.0%) have Zinc deficiency.

What is Lasix?

Lasix has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in swelling. eHealthMe is studying from 198,462 Lasix users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Zinc deficiency?

Zinc deficiency is found to be associated with 288 drugs and 250 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Lasix and Zinc deficiency reports submitted per year:

Could Lasix cause Zinc deficiency?

Time on Lasix when people have Zinc deficiency *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Zinc deficiency when taking Lasix *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Zinc deficiency when taking Lasix *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 25 %
  • 60+: 75 %

Common drugs people take besides Lasix *:

  1. Prograf: 2 people, 50.00%
  2. Nexium: 2 people, 50.00%
  3. Mircera: 2 people, 50.00%
  4. Medrol: 2 people, 50.00%
  5. Cellcept: 2 people, 50.00%
  6. Blopress: 2 people, 50.00%
  7. Adalat: 2 people, 50.00%
  8. Vesicare: 1 person, 25.00%
  9. Valsartan: 1 person, 25.00%
  10. Sevelamer Hydrochloride: 1 person, 25.00%

Common side effects people have besides Zinc deficiency *:

  1. Anaemia (lack of blood): 3 people, 75.00%
  2. Mallory-Weiss Syndrome (gastro-oesophageal laceration syndrome refers to bleeding from tears): 2 people, 50.00%
  3. Gastric Ulcer (stomach ulcer): 2 people, 50.00%
  4. Angina Unstable (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle- unstable): 2 people, 50.00%
  5. Oedema (fluid collection in tissue): 1 person, 25.00%
  6. Haemoglobin Decreased: 1 person, 25.00%
  7. Dizziness: 1 person, 25.00%
  8. Cardiac Failure: 1 person, 25.00%
  9. Breathing Difficulty: 1 person, 25.00%
  10. Bone Marrow Failure: 1 person, 25.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Oedema (fluid collection in tissue): 2 people, 50.00%
  2. Nephrogenic Anaemia (anaemia due to kidney disease): 2 people, 50.00%
  3. Immunodeficiency Disorders: 2 people, 50.00%
  4. Ventricular Failure (heart failure): 1 person, 25.00%
  5. Stable Angina (a constant chest pain): 1 person, 25.00%
  6. Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar): 1 person, 25.00%
  7. Hypertonic Bladder (bladder-storage function that causes a sudden urge to urinate): 1 person, 25.00%
  8. Gastric Ulcer (stomach ulcer): 1 person, 25.00%
  9. Dementia (madness): 1 person, 25.00%
  10. Asthma: 1 person, 25.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Lasix and have Zinc deficiency?

Check whether Zinc deficiency is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on furosemide (the active ingredients of Lasix) and Lasix (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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