Lasix and Potassium - high - from FDA reports
Potassium - high is found among people who take Lasix, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aldactone, and have Cardiac failure. This review analyzes which people have Potassium - high with Lasix. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 141,810 people who have side effects when taking Lasix from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 20, 2017
141,810 people reported to have side effects when taking Lasix.
Among them, 3,241 people (2.29%) have Potassium - high
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lasix when people have Potassium - high *:
- < 1 month: 44.44 %
- 1 - 6 months: 20.67 %
- 6 - 12 months: 9.3 %
- 1 - 2 years: 14.21 %
- 2 - 5 years: 8.27 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.55 %
- 10+ years: 1.55 %
Gender of people who have Potassium - high when taking Lasix *:
- female: 50.37 %
- male: 49.63 %
Age of people who have Potassium - high when taking Lasix *:
- 0-1: 0.74 %
- 2-9: 0.35 %
- 10-19: 0.85 %
- 20-29: 0.71 %
- 30-39: 1.83 %
- 40-49: 6.03 %
- 50-59: 13.65 %
- 60+: 75.84 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Cardiac Failure (189 people, 5.83%)
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (187 people, 5.77%)
- Diabetes (118 people, 3.64%)
- Pain (115 people, 3.55%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (111 people, 3.42%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aldactone (672 people, 20.73%)
- Aspirin (479 people, 14.78%)
- Digoxin (447 people, 13.79%)
- Coumadin (357 people, 11.02%)
- Plavix (319 people, 9.84%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Renal Failure Acute (826 people, 25.49%)
- Blood Creatinine Increased (524 people, 16.17%)
- Hypotension (519 people, 16.01%)
- Weakness (476 people, 14.69%)
- Breathing Difficulty (447 people, 13.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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User reviews to the study
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