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Review: could Polyethylene glycol 3350 cause Blood potassium increased?

We study 247 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 286 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 188,460 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, pain, cardiac failure.

On Jul, 19, 2014: 247 people reported to have side effects when taking Polyethylene glycol 3350. Among them, 12 people (4.86%) have Blood Potassium Increased. They amount to 0.01% of all the 188,459 people who have Blood Potassium Increased on eHealthMe.

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 increased20.00%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 * :

FemaleMale
Blood potassium increased50.00%50.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Blood potassium increased0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%75.00%

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

n/a

How people recovered from Blood potassium increased ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Constipation (8 people, 66.67%)
  2. Hypertension (4 people, 33.33%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (3 people, 25.00%)
  4. Pulmonary embolism (2 people, 16.67%)
  5. Chemotherapy (2 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (4 people, 33.33%)
  2. Levemir (3 people, 25.00%)
  3. Nateglinide (3 people, 25.00%)
  4. Metformin (3 people, 25.00%)
  5. Midazolam hcl (2 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • My son started on this medication when he was 15 months old for chronic impaction, back when it was still available by prescription only. His pediatric gastroenterologist prescribed the full 17 gram dose daily. He took it until he was 4.5 years old. He frequently had encopresis, or a leakage of liquid stool around the impacted stool. He was also a very chubby little guy when he started on this medication. But he quickly lost a ton of weight and was never able to gain really. When he was 11, he still fit in size 4T underwear (for 4 year olds). He was diagnosed with Failure to Thrive and he underwent abdominal surgery to receive a feeding tube to try to get up to a healthy weight. He was also diagnosed with Autism. He had no developmental delays or any issues at all prior to starting this medication. Now, he has trouble communicating, he receives special education accommodations in school, and he has trouble dealing with life in general (meltdowns, sensory problems, inability to proper assess and navigate social situations, echolalia, etc.).

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • It has been over 4 weeks , and the pain is constant and very strong. I never had any stomach pain like this before.

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • I eat a diet of salads and 6oc of beef or chicken or fish,I may eat that 3 times a day I just don't understand why my potassium is hi. I eat a lots of salads could that be the reason

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