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Review: could Protonix cause High potassium (Hyperkalemia)?
We study 34,668 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 (latest outcomes from 35,580 users) has active ingredients of pantoprazole sodium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.
High potassium (damage to or disease of the kidney) (latest reports from 188,853 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, pain, cardiac failure.
On Sep, 23, 2014: 34,654 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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High Potassium is also known as: Blood Potassium Increased, Elevated Potassium, Hyperkalaemia, Hyperkalemia, Potassium - high.
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