Review: could Diltiazem hydrochloride cause Low blood potassium (Hypokalemia)?
Summary: Low blood potassium is found among people who take Diltiazem hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Potassium chloride, and have High blood pressure.
We study 6,069 people who have side effects while taking Diltiazem hydrochloride 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.
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Diltiazem hydrochloride has active ingredients of diltiazem hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 6,568 Diltiazem hydrochloride users)
Low blood potassium
Low blood potassium (low potassium) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, depression, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 24,872 Low blood potassium patients)
On Mar, 15, 2015: 6,066 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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- A study of drug interactions between Nexium, Diltiazem Hydrochloride, Xanax, Lamotrigine, Lexapro, Atenolol for a 44-year old man with Indigestion, High Blood Pressure, Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Fatigue
- A study of drug interactions between Aspirin, Xanax, Percocet, Clonazepam, Diltiazem Hydrochloride for a 53-year old woman with Blood Clots, Anxiety, Headache, Atrial Fibrillation. The patient has Anxiety, Atrial Fibrillation
- A study of drug interactions between Zantac 150, Metoprolol Succinate, Hyzaar for a 48-year old woman with Heartburn, Hypertension - Essential. The patient has Low Blood Potassium
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