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Review: could Omeprazole cause High potassium (Hyperkalemia)?

We study 89,814 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

Omeprazole (latest outcomes from 92,674 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

High potassium

High potassium (damage to or disease of the kidney) (latest reports from 188,853 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, pain, cardiac failure.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 89,814 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 1,116 people (1.24%) have High Potassium.

Trend of High potassium in Omeprazole reports

Time on Omeprazole when people have High potassium * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High potassium60.78%26.47%6.86%3.92%0.98%0.98%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
High potassium40.56%59.44%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High potassium0.10%0.67%1.25%1.34%2.88%7.58%13.34%72.84%

Severity of High potassium when taking Omeprazole ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
High potassium0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from High potassium ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
High potassium0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (149 people, 13.35%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (48 people, 4.30%)
  3. Prophylaxis (43 people, 3.85%)
  4. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (42 people, 3.76%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (37 people, 3.32%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Furosemide (203 people, 18.19%)
  2. Aspirin (197 people, 17.65%)
  3. Lisinopril (149 people, 13.35%)
  4. Simvastatin (130 people, 11.65%)
  5. Acetaminophen (119 people, 10.66%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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