Review: could Omeprazole cause High potassium (Hyperkalemia)?
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 90,012 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,116 have High potassium. Find out below who they are, when they have High potassium and more.
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Omeprazole has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 92,908 Omeprazole users)
High potassium (damage to or disease of the kidney) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, pain, cardiac failure. (latest reports from 26,145 High potassium patients)
On May, 13, 2015: 89,994 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 1,116 people (1.24%) have High Potassium.
Time on Omeprazole when people have High potassium * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High potassium||60.78%||26.47%||6.86%||3.92%||0.98%||0.98%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have High potassium when taking Omeprazole * :
|High potassium||40.56%||59.44% |
Age of people who have High potassium when taking Omeprazole * :
|High potassium||0.10%||0.67%||1.25%||1.34%||2.88%||7.58%||13.34%||72.84% |
Severity of High potassium when taking Omeprazole ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High potassium||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from High potassium ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High potassium||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (149 people, 13.35%)
- Diabetes mellitus (48 people, 4.30%)
- Prophylaxis (43 people, 3.85%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (42 people, 3.76%)
- Multiple myeloma (37 people, 3.32%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (203 people, 18.19%)
- Aspirin (197 people, 17.65%)
- Lisinopril (149 people, 13.35%)
- Simvastatin (130 people, 11.65%)
- Acetaminophen (119 people, 10.66%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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