Drug Safety Information for FUROSEMIDE (Furosemide)

Adverse Drug Reactions for FUROSEMIDE* (Furosemide)

These charts and graphs are based on reports received through the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) program (see below).

Top 20 Adverse Effects Associated with FUROSEMIDE
(reported in FDA Medwatch/FAERS Reports)

  Side Effect # of FDA Reports
2Cardiac failure congestive7042
4Renal failure acute6179
5Oedema peripheral5888
10Renal failure5493
18Myocardial infarction4312
19Drug ineffective4146

* This side effect also appears in "Top 10 Side Effects of FUROSEMIDE " in the drug's Review Summary based on AskaPatient reviews.

Top 10 Reasons for Taking FUROSEMIDE
(associated with FDA Medwatch/FAERS Reports)

Reason # of FDA Reports
1Product used for unknown indication61345
3Fluid retention*12470
5Cardiac failure congestive*7492
6Cardiac failure6810
7Oedema peripheral6741
8Diuretic therapy6691

*Also a top-10 reason in AskaPatient Review Summary.

Types of Adverse Events for FUROSEMIDE

Total Reports Filed with FDA: 688450

Number of FDA Adverse Event Reports by Patient Age for FUROSEMIDE

Total Reports Filed with FDA: 688450*

* Reports for drugs with the same active ingredients have been aggregated in this analysis: Furosemide (Furanthril, Frusid, Fusid, Diuresal, Furosemide, Lasix)

Charts are based on 688450 reports filed with the FDA between 2004 and June 2015.

Adverse Event Reports are submitted to the FDA by pharmaceutical companies (mandatory reporting is required by manufacturers, distributors, or importers), health care providers such as doctors (voluntary reporting), and by patients themselves (voluntary reporting). More Information on FDA MedWatch (FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program)Voluntary reporting takes place under the FDA's MedWatch program, where health care professionals and consumers submit reports to FDA when they find a problem with a drug, medical device, biologic, or other FDA-regulated product. An adverse event is any undesirable experience or extreme side effect associated with the use of a medical product. Adverse events include: death, life threatening event, hospitalization, disability or permanent damage, congenital anomaly or birth defect, medical product use requiring a surgical or other intervention, or other serious medical situation believed to be caused by the drug.

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Analytics of FDA Adverse Event Reports Provided by Druginformer.com. FDA Drug Safety Information, including safety-related labeling updates, required post-approval safety studies, risk evaluation management strategies (REMS), alerts, and recalls are compiled by AskaPatient.com from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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