Review: Potassium - low in Metformin
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 9, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Potassium - low (Hypokalemia) by studying 9,493 people who take Metformin. We analyze: the time on Metformin when people have Potassium - low, gender and age of these people, the severity of Potassium - low, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Metformin. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Metformin hydrochloride (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes, type 2 diabetes. Commonly reported side effects of Metformin hydrochloride include nausea, nausea aggravated, blood glucose increased, renal failure acute, lactic acidosis.
Potassium - low
Potassium - low (low potassium) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, depression, multiple myeloma.
On Dec, 9, 2013: 9,493 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 62 people (0.65%) have Potassium - Low.
Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Potassium - low * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Potassium - low||13.33%||20.00%||6.67%||0.00%||26.67%||13.33%||20.00% |
Gender of people who have Potassium - low when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
|Potassium - low||55.22%||44.78% |
Age of people who have Potassium - low when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
|Potassium - low||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||9.80%||0.00%||25.49%||64.71% |
Severity of Potassium - low when taking Metformin hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Potassium - low||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Potassium - low ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Potassium - low||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (17 people, 27.42%)
- Diabetes mellitus (17 people, 27.42%)
- Metastatic neoplasm (13 people, 20.97%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (11 people, 17.74%)
- Hypersensitivity (10 people, 16.13%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (24 people, 38.71%)
- Zometa (22 people, 35.48%)
- Ambien (20 people, 32.26%)
- Oxycontin (19 people, 30.65%)
- Metolazone (18 people, 29.03%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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