Review: could Protonix cause High potassium (Hyperkalemia)?
Summary: 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 34,688 people who have side effects while taking Protonix from FDA and social media. Among them, 441 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 gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 35,609 Protonix users)
High potassium (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 High potassium patients)
On Feb, 2, 2015: 34,688 people reported to have side effects when taking Protonix. Among them, 441 people (1.27%) have High Potassium.
Time on Protonix 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||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have High potassium when taking Protonix * :
|High potassium||50.90%||49.10% |
Age of people who have High potassium when taking Protonix * :
|High potassium||0.26%||0.00%||1.04%||1.82%||3.64%||15.32%||22.86%||55.06% |
Severity of High potassium when taking Protonix ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High potassium||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from High potassium ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (51 people, 11.56%)
- Atrial fibrillation (28 people, 6.35%)
- Hypertension (27 people, 6.12%)
- Pain (22 people, 4.99%)
- Bone disorder (14 people, 3.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (190 people, 43.08%)
- Lasix (144 people, 32.65%)
- Digoxin (137 people, 31.07%)
- Coumadin (116 people, 26.30%)
- Plavix (112 people, 25.40%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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