Megace and Blood potassium increased - from FDA reports
Blood potassium increased is found among people who take Megace, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zofran, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 7,519 people who have side effects while taking Megace from FDA. Among them, 135 have Blood potassium increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood potassium increased and more.
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Megace has active ingredients of megestrol acetate. It is often used in appetite - decreased. (latest outcomes from Megace 7,616 users)
Blood Potassium Increased
Blood potassium increased has been reported by people with high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, diabetes, pain (latest reports from 34,998 Blood potassium increased patients).
On Jan, 25, 2017
7,519 people reported to have side effects when taking Megace.
Among them, 135 people (1.8%) have Blood Potassium Increased
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Megace when people have Blood Potassium Increased *:
- < 1 month: 71.43 %
- 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Blood Potassium Increased when taking Megace *:
- female: 27.82 %
- male: 72.18 %
Age of people who have Blood Potassium Increased when taking Megace *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 3.7 %
- 40-49: 26.85 %
- 50-59: 8.33 %
- 60+: 61.11 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (28 people, 20.74%)
- Appetite - Decreased (10 people, 7.41%)
- Preventive Health Care (9 people, 6.67%)
- Hepatic Neoplasm Malignant (7 people, 5.19%)
- Depression (7 people, 5.19%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zofran (51 people, 37.78%)
- Zometa (45 people, 33.33%)
- Protonix (45 people, 33.33%)
- Ativan (45 people, 33.33%)
- Folic Acid (42 people, 31.11%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (62 people, 45.93%)
- Dehydration (51 people, 37.78%)
- Back Pain (51 people, 37.78%)
- Anaemia (49 people, 36.30%)
- Thrombocytopenia (47 people, 34.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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