Review: could Magnesium sulfate cause Hyperkalemia?
We study 7,043 people who have side effects while taking Magnesium sulfate from FDA and social media. Among them, 108 have Hyperkalemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Hyperkalemia and more.
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Magnesium sulfate (latest outcomes from 7,285 users) has active ingredients of magnesium sulfate. It is often used in constipation.
Hyperkalemia (damage to or disease of the kidney) (latest reports from 188,467 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, pain, cardiac failure.
On Jul, 13, 2014: 7,042 people reported to have side effects when taking Magnesium sulfate. Among them, 108 people (1.53%) have Hyperkalemia. They amount to 0.06% of all the 188,449 people who have Hyperkalemia on eHealthMe.
Time on Magnesium sulfate when people have Hyperkalemia * :
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Gender of people who have Hyperkalemia when taking Magnesium sulfate * :
Age of people who have Hyperkalemia when taking Magnesium sulfate * :
Severity of Hyperkalemia when taking Magnesium sulfate ** :
How people recovered from Hyperkalemia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Prophylaxis (15 people, 13.89%)
- Hypertension (15 people, 13.89%)
- Constipation (10 people, 9.26%)
- Chronic myeloid leukaemia (9 people, 8.33%)
- Pain (7 people, 6.48%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (29 people, 26.85%)
- Potassium chloride (28 people, 25.93%)
- Acetaminophen (23 people, 21.30%)
- Famotidine (22 people, 20.37%)
- Morphine (21 people, 19.44%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (3 weeks ago):
I had two unexplained broken bones within a one year period.
Weak urine stream with intermittent breaks.
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From this study (2 months ago):
I eat a diet of salads and 6oc of beef or chicken or fish,I may eat that 3 times a day I just don't understand why my potassium is hi. I eat a lots of salads could that be the reason
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