Cipro and Hyperkalemia - from FDA reports


Summary

Hyperkalemia is found among people who take Cipro, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Gabapentin, and have High blood pressure . We study 4,904 people who have side effects while taking Cipro from FDA. Among them, 23 have Hyperkalemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Hyperkalemia and more.

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Cipro

Cipro has active ingredients of ciprofloxacin. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Cipro 5,970 users)

Hyperkalemia

Hyperkalemia (damage to or disease of the kidney) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, diabetes, pain (latest reports from 34,998 Hyperkalemia patients).

On Feb, 15, 2017

4,904 people reported to have side effects when taking Cipro.
Among them, 23 people (0.47%) have Hyperkalemia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cipro cause Hyperkalemia?

Time on Cipro when people have Hyperkalemia *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hyperkalemia when taking Cipro *:

  • female: 54.55 %
  • male: 45.45 %

Age of people who have Hyperkalemia when taking Cipro *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 5.56 %
  • 50-59: 22.22 %
  • 60+: 72.22 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (6 people, 26.09%)
  • Pain (5 people, 21.74%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (4 people, 17.39%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (2 people, 8.70%)
  • Infection (2 people, 8.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (6 people, 26.09%)
  • Omeprazole (6 people, 26.09%)
  • Gabapentin (6 people, 26.09%)
  • Prilosec (5 people, 21.74%)
  • Lasix (5 people, 21.74%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Renal Failure Acute (9 people, 39.13%)
  • Fall (8 people, 34.78%)
  • Thrombocytopenia (7 people, 30.43%)
  • Hypotension (7 people, 30.43%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (6 people, 26.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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