Garcinia cambogia vs. Lasix: side effect and effectiveness comparison - a phase IV clinical study


We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of Garcinia cambogia and Lasix. The phase IV clinical study is created by eHealthMe based on reports (from sources including the FDA) of 468,437 people who take Garcinia cambogia and Lasix, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

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 Sep, 24, 2022

468,437 people who take Garcinia cambogia and Lasix are studied.

What is Garcinia cambogia?

Garcinia cambogia has active ingredients of garcinia. It is often used in weight loss. eHealthMe is studying from 687 Garcinia cambogia users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Lasix?

Lasix has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in swelling. eHealthMe is studying from 198,412 Lasix users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Garcinia cambogia vs Lasix drug comparison reports.

Drugs being compared in this study:

  • Lasix (furosemide)
  • Garcinia Cambogia (garcinia)

Most common side effects of the drugs, overall:

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Most common side effects of the drugs, in long term (1+ years) use:

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Drug effectiveness:

Garcinia Cambogia:
  • not at all: 19.86 %
  • somewhat: 43.97 %
  • moderate: 24.82 %
  • high: 9.22 %
  • very high: 2.13 %
  • not at all: 3.21 %
  • somewhat: 20.66 %
  • moderate: 36.56 %
  • high: 31.13 %
  • very high: 8.45 %

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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 is based on garcinia and furosemide (the active ingredients of Garcinia cambogia and Lasix, respectively). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs or brand names) are also 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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