Review: could Protonix cause High Potassium?


High potassium is found among people who take Protonix, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 39,167 people who have side effects while taking Protonix from FDA and social media. Among them, 449 have High potassium. Find out below who they are, when they have High potassium and more.

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Protonix has active ingredients of pantoprazole sodium. It is often used in gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Protonix 40,808 users)

High Potassium

High potassium has been reported by people with pleural effusion, hypokalemia, acute kidney failure, sepsis, cardiac failure (latest reports from 28,774 High potassium patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

39,167 people reported to have side effects when taking Protonix.
Among them, 449 people (1.15%) have High Potassium

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Protonix cause High potassium?

Time on Protonix when people have High Potassium *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have High Potassium when taking Protonix *:

  • female: 51.13 %
  • male: 48.87 %

Age of people who have High Potassium when taking Protonix *:

  • 0-1: 0.26 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.57 %
  • 20-29: 1.83 %
  • 30-39: 3.4 %
  • 40-49: 14.92 %
  • 50-59: 21.99 %
  • 60+: 56.02 %

Severity if High Potassium when taking Protonix **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (50 people)
  • Hypertension (28 people)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (27 people)
  • Pain (20 people)
  • Bone Disorder (14 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (148 people)
  • Lasix (142 people)
  • Digoxin (130 people)
  • Coumadin (111 people)
  • Plavix (110 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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