Review: could Omeprazole cause High potassium?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 83,841 people who take Omeprazole. Among them, 1,115 have High potassium. See who they are, when they have High potassium and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Omeprazole (latest outcomes from 92,355 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease, gastric ulcer. Commonly reported side effects of Omeprazole include nausea aggravated, nausea, breathing difficulty, nausea and vomiting, dyspnoea exacerbated.
High potassium (damage to or disease of the kidney) (latest reports from 185,726 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, pain, type 2 diabetes, cardiac failure.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 83,841 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 1,115 people (1.33%) 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||61.39%||25.74%||6.93%||3.96%||0.99%||0.99%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have High potassium when taking Omeprazole * :
|High potassium||40.51%||59.49% |
Age of people who have High potassium when taking Omeprazole * :
|High potassium||0.10%||0.67%||1.25%||1.34%||2.79%||7.59%||13.35%||72.91% |
Severity of High potassium when taking Omeprazole ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High potassium||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||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, 13.36%)
- Diabetes mellitus (48 people, 4.30%)
- Prophylaxis (43 people, 3.86%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (42 people, 3.77%)
- Multiple myeloma (37 people, 3.32%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (203 people, 18.21%)
- Aspirin (197 people, 17.67%)
- Lisinopril (149 people, 13.36%)
- Simvastatin (130 people, 11.66%)
- Acetaminophen (119 people, 10.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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