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Review: could Prozac cause Blood potassium increased?

Summary: Blood potassium increased could be caused by Prozac, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lasix, and have Hypertension.

We study 38,735 people who have side effects while taking Prozac from FDA and social media. Among them, 154 have Blood potassium increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood potassium increased and more.

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Prozac

Prozac (latest outcomes from 42,009 users) has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Blood potassium increased

Blood potassium increased (damage to or disease of the kidney) (latest reports from 187,553 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, pain, cardiac failure.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 38,676 people reported to have side effects when taking Prozac. Among them, 154 people (0.40%) have Blood Potassium Increased. They amount to 0.08% of all the 187,514 people who have Blood Potassium Increased on eHealthMe.

Trend of Blood potassium increased in Prozac reports

Time on Prozac when people have Blood potassium increased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Blood potassium increased71.43%0.00%28.57%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Blood potassium increased when taking Prozac * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Blood potassium increased0.00%0.00%1.41%1.41%6.34%15.49%28.87%46.48%

Severity of Blood potassium increased when taking Prozac ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Blood potassium increased ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (13 people, 8.44%)
  2. Breast cancer (11 people, 7.14%)
  3. Prophylaxis (9 people, 5.84%)
  4. Depression (8 people, 5.19%)
  5. Cardiac disorder (7 people, 4.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (41 people, 26.62%)
  2. Aspirin (27 people, 17.53%)
  3. Zestril (26 people, 16.88%)
  4. Prevacid (23 people, 14.94%)
  5. Lipitor (22 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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