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Review: could Magnesium sulfate cause Hyperkalemia?

We study 7,048 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

Magnesium sulfate (latest outcomes from 7,289 users) has active ingredients of magnesium sulfate. It is often used in migraine.

Hyperkalemia

Hyperkalemia (damage to or disease of the kidney) (latest reports from 188,925 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, pain, cardiac failure.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 7,046 people reported to have side effects when taking Magnesium sulfate. Among them, 108 people (1.53%) have Hyperkalemia.

Trend of Hyperkalemia in Magnesium sulfate reports

Time on Magnesium sulfate when people have Hyperkalemia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hyperkalemia41.67%8.33%16.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%

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

FemaleMale
Hyperkalemia65.45%34.55%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hyperkalemia1.03%4.12%1.03%9.28%7.22%14.43%15.46%47.42%

Severity of Hyperkalemia when taking Magnesium sulfate ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Hyperkalemia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prophylaxis (15 people, 13.89%)
  2. Hypertension (15 people, 13.89%)
  3. Constipation (10 people, 9.26%)
  4. Chronic myeloid leukaemia (9 people, 8.33%)
  5. Pain (7 people, 6.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (29 people, 26.85%)
  2. Potassium chloride (28 people, 25.93%)
  3. Acetaminophen (23 people, 21.30%)
  4. Famotidine (22 people, 20.37%)
  5. Morphine (21 people, 19.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • I have been taking the prednisone 20 mg once a day for help in fighting off infection. My doctor is concerned about the high blood potassium levels and is wanting blood tests sometimes twice a week. I weigh 90 lbs and am 5'4".

    Reply

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • I have severe nausea, dizziness,headache, incontinence when taking Fondapariaux Sodium and Aritra have light headness, somnolence. I need to be on a anticoagulant because of stents just placed 6 months ago.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • I had two unexplained broken bones within a one year period.
    Weak urine stream with intermittent breaks.
    High potassium level readings. First: 6.2 Second 5.2
    When diagnosed at ER with esophagitis was also suspected to have peptic ulcers due to stress.

    Reply

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