Review: could Aspirin cause Blood Potassium Increased?


Blood potassium increased is found among people who take Aspirin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lasix, and have Hypertension . We study 180,510 people who have side effects while taking Aspirin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,089 have Blood potassium increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood potassium increased and more.

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Aspirin has active ingredients of aspirin. It is often used in preventive health care. (latest outcomes from Aspirin 193,888 users)

Blood Potassium Increased

Blood potassium increased has been reported by people with leukopenia, erythema multiforme, hypotension, breathing difficulty, sepsis (latest reports from 28,774 Blood potassium increased patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

180,510 people reported to have side effects when taking Aspirin.
Among them, 2,089 people (1.16%) have Blood Potassium Increased

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aspirin cause Blood potassium increased?

Time on Aspirin when people have Blood Potassium Increased *:

  • < 1 month: 18.45 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24.27 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.59 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.8 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.36 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.8 %
  • 10+ years: 8.74 %

Gender of people who have Blood Potassium Increased when taking Aspirin *:

  • female: 42.75 %
  • male: 57.25 %

Age of people who have Blood Potassium Increased when taking Aspirin *:

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.27 %
  • 10-19: 0.87 %
  • 20-29: 0.6 %
  • 30-39: 1.46 %
  • 40-49: 4.83 %
  • 50-59: 15.4 %
  • 60+: 76.52 %

Severity if Blood Potassium Increased when taking Aspirin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 60 %
  • severe: 40 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Blood Potassium Increased **:

  • while on drug: 16.67 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 83.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (397 people)
  • Cardiac Failure (96 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (94 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (81 people)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (80 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (468 people)
  • Furosemide (362 people)
  • Digoxin (336 people)
  • Simvastatin (312 people)
  • Lisinopril (303 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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