Review: could Polyethylene glycol 3350 cause Blood potassium increased?
Summary: Blood potassium increased could be caused by Polyethylene glycol 3350, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Lasix, and have Constipation.
We study 246 people who have side effects while taking Polyethylene glycol 3350 from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 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 (latest outcomes from 285 users) has active ingredients of polyethylene glycol 3350. It is often used in constipation.
Blood potassium increased
Blood potassium increased (damage to or disease of the kidney) (latest reports from 187,564 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, pain, cardiac failure.
On Apr, 13, 2014: 243 people reported to have side effects when taking Polyethylene glycol 3350. Among them, 12 people (4.94%) have Blood Potassium Increased. They amount to 0.01% of all the 187,529 people who have Blood Potassium Increased on eHealthMe.
Time on Polyethylene glycol 3350 when people have Blood potassium increased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Blood potassium increased||20.00%||60.00%||0.00%||20.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Blood potassium increased when taking Polyethylene glycol 3350 * :
|Blood potassium increased||50.00%||50.00% |
Age of people who have Blood potassium increased when taking Polyethylene glycol 3350 * :
|Blood potassium increased||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00%||75.00% |
Severity of Blood potassium increased when taking Polyethylene glycol 3350 ** :
How people recovered from Blood potassium increased ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Constipation (8 people, 66.67%)
- Hypertension (4 people, 33.33%)
- Diabetes mellitus (3 people, 25.00%)
- Pulmonary embolism (2 people, 16.67%)
- Chemotherapy (2 people, 16.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (4 people, 33.33%)
- Levemir (3 people, 25.00%)
- Nateglinide (3 people, 25.00%)
- Metformin (3 people, 25.00%)
- Midazolam hcl (2 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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