eHealthMe - FDA and Social Media, Personalized eHealthMe - FDA and Social Media, Personalized

FDA and Social Media, Personalized


Advanced tools       Explore eHealthMe

Home > Multiple myeloma > Low blood potassium > Multiple myeloma and Low blood potassium

Review: could Multiple myeloma cause Low blood potassium (Hypokalemia)?

We study 56,685 people who have Multiple myeloma from FDA and social media. Among them, 634 have Low blood potassium (Hypokalemia). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

Get connected: join a mobile support group for people who have Multiple myeloma and Low blood potassium >>>

Multiple myeloma

Multiple myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells) (latest reports from 127,731 patients) can be treated by Revlimid, Velcade, Dexamethasone, Thalomid, Zometa, Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate.

Low blood potassium

Low blood potassium (low potassium) (latest reports from 180,196 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, depression, multiple myeloma.

On Sep, 15, 2014: 56,684 people who have multiple myeloma are studied. Among them, 634 (1.12%) have Low Blood Potassium.

Trend of Low blood potassium in multiple myeloma reports

Gender of people who have multiple myeloma and experienced Low blood potassium * :

FemaleMale
Low blood potassium66.38%33.62%

Age of people who have multiple myeloma and experienced Low blood potassium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Low blood potassium0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.13%14.49%24.93%58.55%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (122 people, 19.24%)
  2. Prophylaxis (116 people, 18.30%)
  3. Pain (75 people, 11.83%)
  4. Anaemia (47 people, 7.41%)
  5. Hypercalcaemia of malignancy (40 people, 6.31%)
  6. Pyrexia (39 people, 6.15%)
  7. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (34 people, 5.36%)
  8. Hypercalcaemia (32 people, 5.05%)
  9. Sarcoidosis (30 people, 4.73%)
  10. Limb discomfort (22 people, 3.47%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Dexamethasone (580 people, 91.48%)
  2. Zometa (534 people, 84.23%)
  3. Revlimid (425 people, 67.03%)
  4. Velcade (391 people, 61.67%)
  5. Aspirin (385 people, 60.73%)
  6. Aredia (355 people, 55.99%)
  7. Decadron (237 people, 37.38%)
  8. Oxycontin (212 people, 33.44%)
  9. Lasix (195 people, 30.76%)
  10. Diflucan (190 people, 29.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have Multiple Myeloma and Low Blood Potassium?

Get connected! Join a mobile support group:
- group for people who have Low Blood Potassium and Multiple myeloma
- group for people who have Multiple myeloma
- group for people who have Low Blood Potassium

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Doc called and said I had low potabssium

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • my mother is 82 yrs .she has been diagnosed multiple myelona since Jan, 2014. she is taking above drugs along with pantaprozal 40mg daily and multi vitamin.In the early stages i.ei. in feb and march she was treated with Methyl cobalamine injection.

    Now from last 8 to 10 days she is having problem in swallowing food.

    Reply

Post a new comment    OR    Read more comments

Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

More questions for: Multiple myeloma, Low blood potassium

You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):

  • Velcade side effects
    I have developed testicular pain after only seven injections of velcade,for my multiple myeloma. I am going to try to get my dosage of velcade reduced. I never had a problem in this area until this chemo medicine. I hope this helps other patients as my doctor never has heard of this side affect. ...

More reviews for: Multiple myeloma, Low blood potassium

Common treatments for Multiple Myeloma and their efficacy:

Could your drug cause it?

Studies of common Multiple myeloma symptoms:

Low Blood Potassium related symptom studies:

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

 

Recent mobile support groups

- Warfarin and Salmon Oil

- Methyldopa and Triamterene And Hydrochlorothiazide

- Drug Withdrawal Syndrome and Lansoprazole

- Suicide Attempt

- Levoxyl

 

Recent user comments

- "Took both last night and woke up in the middle of nig ... " (8 minutes ago)

- "While taking Acyclovir for 4 days notice my skin was ... " (4 hours ago)

- "Stabbing pain began at about a level 6 only while I w ... " (5 hours ago)

 

Recent searches

- Monopril
- Venlafaxine Hydrochloride Osmotica Pharm Eq 37 5mg Base
- Cinnamon
- Bydureon
- Ejaculation Failure

   

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Advertise - Apps - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.