Omeprazole and High potassium - from FDA reports


Summary

High potassium is found among people who take Omeprazole, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Furosemide, and have High blood pressure . We study 155,237 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA. Among them, 1,477 have High potassium. Find out below who they are, when they have High potassium and more.

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Omeprazole

Omeprazole has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Omeprazole 161,264 users)

High Potassium

High potassium has been reported by people with high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, diabetes, pain (latest reports from 34,998 High potassium patients).

On Feb, 17, 2017

155,237 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole.
Among them, 1,477 people (0.95%) have High Potassium


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Omeprazole cause High potassium?

Time on Omeprazole when people have High Potassium *:

  • < 1 month: 60.36 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24.32 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.01 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.9 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.9 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have High Potassium when taking Omeprazole *:

  • female: 40.81 %
  • male: 59.19 %

Age of people who have High Potassium when taking Omeprazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.08 %
  • 2-9: 0.68 %
  • 10-19: 0.98 %
  • 20-29: 0.98 %
  • 30-39: 3.01 %
  • 40-49: 6.47 %
  • 50-59: 13.68 %
  • 60+: 74.14 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (257 people, 17.40%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (65 people, 4.40%)
  • Diabetes (61 people, 4.13%)
  • Pain (57 people, 3.86%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (55 people, 3.72%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (212 people, 14.35%)
  • Aspirin (179 people, 12.12%)
  • Lisinopril (175 people, 11.85%)
  • Simvastatin (146 people, 9.88%)
  • Lasix (139 people, 9.41%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Renal Failure Acute (352 people, 23.83%)
  • Hypotension (182 people, 12.32%)
  • Blood Creatinine Increased (172 people, 11.65%)
  • Weakness (170 people, 11.51%)
  • Arrhythmias (166 people, 11.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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