Could Atrovent cause Hypokalaemia - from FDA reports
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 Albuterol, and have Pain . We study 16,107 people who have side effects while taking Atrovent from FDA. Among them, 224 have Hypokalaemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypokalaemia and more.
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Atrovent has active ingredients of ipratropium bromide. It is often used in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (latest outcomes from Atrovent 17,550 users)
Hypokalaemia (low potassium) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, depression, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 33,543 Hypokalaemia patients).
On Nov, 27, 2016
16,107 people reported to have side effects when taking Atrovent.
Among them, 224 people (1.39%) have Hypokalaemia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Atrovent when people have Hypokalaemia *:
- < 1 month: 88.89 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Hypokalaemia when taking Atrovent *:
- female: 64.13 %
- male: 35.87 %
Age of people who have Hypokalaemia when taking Atrovent *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 1.05 %
- 10-19: 0.52 %
- 20-29: 0.52 %
- 30-39: 4.19 %
- 40-49: 7.33 %
- 50-59: 18.85 %
- 60+: 67.54 %
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Albuterol (69 people, 30.80%)
- Lasix (61 people, 27.23%)
- Aspirin (60 people, 26.79%)
- Prednisone (56 people, 25.00%)
- Coumadin (56 people, 25.00%)
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Potential co-existing conditions
- Pain (25 people, 11.16%)
- Multiple Myeloma (18 people, 8.04%)
- Asthma (16 people, 7.14%)
- High Blood Pressure (12 people, 5.36%)
Potential co-existing symptoms
- Weakness (69 people, 30.80%)
- Pain (68 people, 30.36%)
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (67 people, 29.91%)
- Weight Decreased (59 people, 26.34%)
- Hypotension (59 people, 26.34%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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