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Review: could Atrovent cause Hypokalaemia (Hypokalemia)?





Summary: Hypokalaemia is found among people who take Atrovent, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Pain.

We study 13,666 people who have side effects while taking Atrovent from FDA and social media. Among them, 205 have Hypokalaemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypokalaemia and more.

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Atrovent

Atrovent has active ingredients of ipratropium bromide. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from Atrovent 13,753 users)

Hypokalaemia

Hypokalaemia (low potassium) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, depression, multiple myeloma.(latest reports from Hypokalaemia 24,833 patients)

On Dec, 18, 2014: 13,666 people reported to have side effects when taking Atrovent. Among them, 205 people (1.50%) have Hypokalaemia.

Trend of Hypokalaemia in Atrovent reports

Time on Atrovent when people have Hypokalaemia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hypokalaemia100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hypokalaemia when taking Atrovent * :

FemaleMale
Hypokalaemia66.67%33.33%

Age of people who have Hypokalaemia when taking Atrovent * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hypokalaemia0.00%0.56%0.00%0.00%5.00%11.11%16.11%67.22%

Severity of Hypokalaemia when taking Atrovent ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Hypokalaemia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (23 people, 11.22%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (16 people, 7.80%)
  3. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (15 people, 7.32%)
  4. Asthma (12 people, 5.85%)
  5. Hypercalcaemia of malignancy (10 people, 4.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (76 people, 37.07%)
  2. Albuterol (71 people, 34.63%)
  3. Lasix (58 people, 28.29%)
  4. Coumadin (54 people, 26.34%)
  5. Digoxin (51 people, 24.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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