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Review: could Diltiazem cause Low blood potassium (Hypokalemia)?
We study 6,044 people who have side effects while taking Diltiazem from FDA and social media. Among them, 60 have Low blood potassium. Find out below who they are, when they have Low blood potassium and more.
Diltiazem hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 6,543 users) has active ingredients of diltiazem hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Low blood potassium
Low blood potassium (low potassium) (latest reports from 180,661 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, depression, multiple myeloma.
On Sep, 12, 2014: 6,044 people reported to have side effects when taking Diltiazem hydrochloride. Among them, 60 people (0.99%) have Low Blood Potassium.
Time on Diltiazem hydrochloride when people have Low blood potassium * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Low blood potassium||20.00%||20.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||40.00%||20.00% |
Gender of people who have Low blood potassium when taking Diltiazem hydrochloride * :
|Low blood potassium||70.31%||29.69% |
Age of people who have Low blood potassium when taking Diltiazem hydrochloride * :
|Low blood potassium||0.00%||0.00%||1.61%||0.00%||0.00%||8.06%||19.35%||70.97% |
Severity of Low blood potassium when taking Diltiazem hydrochloride ** :
How people recovered from Low blood potassium ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (12 people, 20.00%)
- Atrial fibrillation (4 people, 6.67%)
- Ventricular arrhythmia (3 people, 5.00%)
- Aplastic anaemia (2 people, 3.33%)
- Prophylaxis (2 people, 3.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Potassium chloride (9 people, 15.00%)
- Furosemide (7 people, 11.67%)
- Cordarone (6 people, 10.00%)
- Nitroglycerin (5 people, 8.33%)
- Diltiazem (5 people, 8.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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