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Review: could Polyethylene glycol 3350 cause Blood potassium increased (Hyperkalemia)?

Summary: Blood potassium increased is found among people who take Polyethylene glycol 3350, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lasix, and have Constipation.

We study 256 people who have side effects while taking Polyethylene glycol 3350 from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Blood potassium increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood potassium increased and more.

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Polyethylene glycol 3350

Polyethylene glycol 3350 has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from 295 Polyethylene glycol 3350 users)

Blood potassium increased

Blood potassium increased (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 26,143 Blood potassium increased patients)

On Apr, 11, 2015: 256 people reported to have side effects when taking Polyethylene glycol 3350. Among them, 13 people (5.08%) have Blood Potassium Increased.

Trend of Blood potassium increased in Polyethylene glycol 3350 reports

Time on Polyethylene glycol 3350 when people have Blood potassium increased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Blood potassium increased16.67%50.00%0.00%16.67%16.67%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Blood potassium increased when taking Polyethylene glycol 3350 * :

Blood potassium increased53.85%46.15%

Age of people who have Blood potassium increased when taking Polyethylene glycol 3350 * :

Blood potassium increased0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%23.08%7.69%69.23%

Severity of Blood potassium increased when taking Polyethylene glycol 3350 ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Blood potassium increased0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Blood potassium increased ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Blood potassium increased0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Constipation (9 people, 69.23%)
  2. Hypertension (4 people, 30.77%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (3 people, 23.08%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (2 people, 15.38%)
  5. Chemotherapy (2 people, 15.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (4 people, 30.77%)
  2. Levemir (3 people, 23.08%)
  3. Nateglinide (3 people, 23.08%)
  4. Metformin (3 people, 23.08%)
  5. Midazolam hcl (2 people, 15.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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