Review: could Benazepril Hydrochloride cause High Potassium?


High potassium is found among people who take Benazepril Hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 3,533 people who have side effects while taking Benazepril hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 37 have High potassium. Find out below who they are, when they have High potassium and more.

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Benazepril Hydrochloride

Benazepril hydrochloride has active ingredients of benazepril hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Benazepril hydrochloride 3,675 users)

High Potassium

High potassium has been reported by people with pleural effusion, hypokalemia, acute kidney failure, sepsis, cardiac failure (latest reports from 27,733 High potassium patients).

On Aug, 20, 2016

3,533 people reported to have side effects when taking Benazepril Hydrochloride.
Among them, 37 people (1.05%) have High Potassium

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benazepril hydrochloride cause High potassium?

Time on Benazepril Hydrochloride when people have High Potassium *:

  • < 1 month: 20 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 60 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have High Potassium when taking Benazepril Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 33.33 %
  • male: 66.67 %

Age of people who have High Potassium when taking Benazepril Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 3.23 %
  • 40-49: 3.23 %
  • 50-59: 29.03 %
  • 60+: 64.52 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (8 people)
  • Gout (5 people)
  • Renal Impairment (3 people)
  • Pain In Extremity (3 people)
  • Oedema Peripheral (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (16 people)
  • Digoxin (15 people)
  • Norvasc (13 people)
  • Coumadin (13 people)
  • Lasix (11 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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