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Review: could Megestrol acetate cause Blood potassium decreased?





Summary: Blood potassium decreased is found among people who take Megestrol acetate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 2,419 people who have side effects while taking Megestrol acetate from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Blood potassium decreased. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood potassium decreased and more.

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Megestrol acetate

Megestrol Acetate has active ingredients of megestrol acetate. It is often used in appetite - decreased. (latest outcomes from Megestrol Acetate 2,436 users)

Blood potassium decreased

Blood potassium decreased has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, pain, depression.(latest reports from Blood potassium decreased 13,882 patients)

On Nov, 30, 2014: 2,418 people reported to have side effects when taking Megestrol acetate. Among them, 14 people (0.58%) have Blood Potassium Decreased.

Trend of Blood potassium decreased in Megestrol acetate reports

Time on Megestrol acetate when people have Blood potassium decreased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Blood potassium decreased0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Blood potassium decreased when taking Megestrol acetate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Blood potassium decreased0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%7.69%92.31%

Severity of Blood potassium decreased when taking Megestrol acetate ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Blood potassium decreased ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (3 people, 21.43%)
  2. Nausea (2 people, 14.29%)
  3. Myelodysplastic syndrome (2 people, 14.29%)
  4. Chemotherapy (2 people, 14.29%)
  5. Appetite disorder (2 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (6 people, 42.86%)
  2. Prednisone (5 people, 35.71%)
  3. Potassium chloride (5 people, 35.71%)
  4. Levaquin (5 people, 35.71%)
  5. Ciprofloxacin (4 people, 28.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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