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Review: could Alcohol cause Hyperkalemia?

Summary: Hyperkalemia could be caused by Alcohol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take Acetaminophen, and have Suicide attempt.

We study 5,652 people who have side effects while taking Alcohol from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 have Hyperkalemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Hyperkalemia and more.

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Alcohol

Alcohol (latest outcomes from 5,708 users) has active ingredients of alcohol. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Hyperkalemia

Hyperkalemia (damage to or disease of the kidney) (latest reports from 187,564 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, pain, cardiac failure.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 5,657 people reported to have side effects when taking Alcohol. Among them, 22 people (0.39%) have Hyperkalemia. They amount to 0.01% of all the 187,514 people who have Hyperkalemia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hyperkalemia in Alcohol reports

Time on Alcohol when people have Hyperkalemia * :

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Gender of people who have Hyperkalemia when taking Alcohol * :

FemaleMale
Hyperkalemia28.57%71.43%

Age of people who have Hyperkalemia when taking Alcohol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hyperkalemia0.00%0.00%5.00%25.00%20.00%20.00%0.00%30.00%

Severity of Hyperkalemia when taking Alcohol ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Hyperkalemia ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Suicide attempt (3 people, 13.64%)
  2. Glomerulonephritis (2 people, 9.09%)
  3. Hypothyroidism (2 people, 9.09%)
  4. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (1 people, 4.55%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (1 people, 4.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Acetaminophen (7 people, 31.82%)
  2. Lisinopril (5 people, 22.73%)
  3. Lyrica (3 people, 13.64%)
  4. Clonazepam (3 people, 13.64%)
  5. Furosemide (3 people, 13.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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