Review: could Digoxin cause Diabetic Ketoacidosis?


Diabetic ketoacidosis is found among people who take Digoxin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Furosemide, and have Cardiac failure congestive . We study 55,271 people who have side effects while taking Digoxin from FDA and social media. Among them, 44 have Diabetic ketoacidosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetic ketoacidosis and more.

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Digoxin has active ingredients of digoxin. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Digoxin 55,689 users)

Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Diabetic ketoacidosis (diabetic ketoacidosis (dka) is high concentrations of ketone bodies) has been reported by people with alanine aminotransferase increased, blood glucose increased, rashes, hypokalemia, cytolytic hepatitis (latest reports from 11,893 Diabetic ketoacidosis patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

55,271 people reported to have side effects when taking Digoxin.
Among them, 44 people (0.08%) have Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Digoxin cause Diabetic ketoacidosis?

Time on Digoxin when people have Diabetic Ketoacidosis *:

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

Gender of people who have Diabetic Ketoacidosis when taking Digoxin *:

  • female: 61.9 %
  • male: 38.1 %

Age of people who have Diabetic Ketoacidosis when taking Digoxin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.7 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.7 %
  • 40-49: 13.51 %
  • 50-59: 2.7 %
  • 60+: 78.38 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (8 people)
  • Schizophrenia (2 people)
  • Rheumatic Fever (2 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (2 people)
  • Bronchitis Acute (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (14 people)
  • Warfarin Sodium (10 people)
  • Glucophage (9 people)
  • Toprol-Xl (8 people)
  • Aspirin (8 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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