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Review: could Benazepril cause High potassium?

Summary: High potassium could be caused by Benazepril, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 3,527 people who have side effects while taking Benazepril from FDA and social media. Among them, 42 have High potassium. Find out below who they are, when they have High potassium and more.

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Benazepril hydrochloride

Benazepril hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 3,722 users) has active ingredients of benazepril hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure.

High potassium

High potassium (damage to or disease of the kidney) (latest reports from 187,591 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, pain, cardiac failure.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 3,527 people reported to have side effects when taking Benazepril hydrochloride. Among them, 42 people (1.19%) have High Potassium. They amount to 0.02% of all the 187,546 people who have High Potassium on eHealthMe.

Trend of High potassium in Benazepril hydrochloride reports

Time on Benazepril hydrochloride when people have High potassium * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High potassium20.00%20.00%60.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have High potassium when taking Benazepril hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
High potassium39.53%60.47%

Age of people who have High potassium when taking Benazepril hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High potassium0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%5.26%2.63%31.58%60.53%

Severity of High potassium when taking Benazepril hydrochloride ** :

n/a

How people recovered from High potassium ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (8 people, 19.05%)
  2. Gout (5 people, 11.90%)
  3. Stent placement (4 people, 9.52%)
  4. Urinary tract infection (3 people, 7.14%)
  5. Atrial fibrillation (3 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (20 people, 47.62%)
  2. Digoxin (16 people, 38.10%)
  3. Coumadin (14 people, 33.33%)
  4. Norvasc (14 people, 33.33%)
  5. Lasix (13 people, 30.95%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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