Magnesium sulfate and Hyperkalemia - from FDA reports


Summary

Hyperkalemia is found among people who take Magnesium Sulfate, 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 8,247 people who have side effects while taking Magnesium sulfate from FDA. Among them, 123 have Hyperkalemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Hyperkalemia and more.

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Magnesium Sulfate

Magnesium sulfate has active ingredients of magnesium sulfate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Magnesium sulfate 8,675 users)

Hyperkalemia

Hyperkalemia (damage to or disease of the kidney) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, diabetes, pain (latest reports from 34,998 Hyperkalemia patients).

On Jan, 30, 2017

8,247 people reported to have side effects when taking Magnesium Sulfate.
Among them, 123 people (1.49%) have Hyperkalemia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Magnesium sulfate cause Hyperkalemia?

Time on Magnesium Sulfate when people have Hyperkalemia *:

  • < 1 month: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 33.33 %

Gender of people who have Hyperkalemia when taking Magnesium Sulfate *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Hyperkalemia when taking Magnesium Sulfate *:

  • 0-1: 0.98 %
  • 2-9: 2.94 %
  • 10-19: 0.98 %
  • 20-29: 9.8 %
  • 30-39: 7.84 %
  • 40-49: 14.71 %
  • 50-59: 13.73 %
  • 60+: 49.02 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (15 people, 12.20%)
  • Preventive Health Care (13 people, 10.57%)
  • Constipation (11 people, 8.94%)
  • Pain (9 people, 7.32%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (7 people, 5.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (27 people, 21.95%)
  • Morphine (25 people, 20.33%)
  • Famotidine (19 people, 15.45%)
  • Acetaminophen (19 people, 15.45%)
  • Furosemide (16 people, 13.01%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Hypotension (25 people, 20.33%)
  • Anaemia (24 people, 19.51%)
  • Thrombocytopenia (21 people, 17.07%)
  • Renal Failure Acute (17 people, 13.82%)
  • Blood Creatinine Increased (17 people, 13.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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