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Review: could Benazepril hydrochloride cause High potassium (Hyperkalemia)?

Summary: 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 High blood pressure. We study 3,546 people who have side effects while taking Benazepril hydrochloride 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 has active ingredients of benazepril hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 3,743 Benazepril hydrochloride users)

High potassium

High potassium (damage to or disease of the kidney) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, pain, cardiac failure. (latest reports from 26,145 High potassium patients)

On May, 17, 2015: 3,546 people reported to have side effects when taking Benazepril hydrochloride. Among them, 42 people (1.18%) have High Potassium.

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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