Review: could Lyrica cause High blood potassium level (Hyperkalemia)?
Summary: High blood potassium level is found among people who take Lyrica, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have High blood pressure.
We study 64,407 people who have side effects while taking Lyrica from FDA and social media. Among them, 327 have High blood potassium level. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood potassium level and more.
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High blood potassium level
On Mar, 16, 2015: 64,396 people reported to have side effects when taking Lyrica. Among them, 327 people (0.51%) have High Blood Potassium Level.
Time on Lyrica when people have High blood potassium level * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood potassium level||71.88%||22.92%||2.08%||0.00%||0.00%||3.12%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have High blood potassium level when taking Lyrica * :
|High blood potassium level||54.34%||45.66% |
Age of people who have High blood potassium level when taking Lyrica * :
|High blood potassium level||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.25%||0.62%||9.97%||15.89%||72.27% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (62 people, 18.96%)
- Pain (45 people, 13.76%)
- Pain in extremity (28 people, 8.56%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (25 people, 7.65%)
- Neuralgia (25 people, 7.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (48 people, 14.68%)
- Acetaminophen (44 people, 13.46%)
- Furosemide (44 people, 13.46%)
- Aspirin (40 people, 12.23%)
- Omeprazole (36 people, 11.01%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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