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

We study 56,686 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.

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Multiple myeloma

Multiple myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells) (latest reports from 133,906 patients) can be treated by Revlimid, Velcade, Dexamethasone, Zometa, Thalomid, Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate.

Low blood potassium

Low blood potassium (low potassium) (latest reports from 180,364 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, depression, multiple myeloma.

On Nov, 1, 2014: 56,686 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.

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