Megestrol acetate and Blood potassium decreased - from FDA reports


Summary

Blood potassium decreased is found among people who take Megestrol acetate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Blood potassium decreased with Megestrol acetate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,135 people who have side effects when taking Megestrol acetate from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 06, 2017

3,135 people reported to have side effects when taking Megestrol Acetate.
Among them, 22 people (0.7%) have Blood Potassium Decreased


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Megestrol acetate cause Blood potassium decreased?

Time on Megestrol Acetate when people have Blood Potassium Decreased *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Blood Potassium Decreased when taking Megestrol Acetate *:

  • female: 59.09 %
  • male: 40.91 %

Age of people who have Blood Potassium Decreased when taking Megestrol Acetate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 5.56 %
  • 60+: 94.44 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (5 people, 22.73%)
  • Pain (3 people, 13.64%)
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome (3 people, 13.64%)
  • Depression (3 people, 13.64%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (2 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Protonix (6 people, 27.27%)
  • Prednisone (6 people, 27.27%)
  • Aspirin (6 people, 27.27%)
  • Zofran (5 people, 22.73%)
  • Levaquin (5 people, 22.73%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (8 people, 36.36%)
  • Diarrhea (8 people, 36.36%)
  • Blood Glucose Increased (7 people, 31.82%)
  • Weight Decreased (6 people, 27.27%)
  • Fatigue (6 people, 27.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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