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Would you have Low blood potassium (Hypokalemia) when you have Multiple myeloma?

Summary: Low blood potassium is found among people with Multiple myeloma, especially people who are female, 50-59 old, also have High blood pressure, and take medication Dexamethasone.

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

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Multiple myeloma

Multiple myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells) can be treated by Revlimid, Velcade, Thalomid, Zometa, Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate. (latest reports from 63,294 Multiple Myeloma patients)

Low blood potassium

Low blood potassium (low potassium) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, depression, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 24,848 Low blood potassium patients)

On Jan, 8, 2015: 634 people who have multiple myeloma and Low Blood Potassium are studied.

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%2.12%14.48%24.90%58.49%

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.

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