Review: could Sodium Bicarbonate cause Kidney Stones?


Kidney stones is found among people who take Sodium Bicarbonate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Crohn's disease . We study 5,673 people who have side effects while taking Sodium bicarbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 19 have Kidney stones. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney stones and more.

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Sodium Bicarbonate

Sodium bicarbonate has active ingredients of sodium bicarbonate. It is often used in preventive health care. (latest outcomes from Sodium bicarbonate 8,916 users)

Kidney Stones

Kidney stones has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 22,183 Kidney stones patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

5,673 people reported to have side effects when taking Sodium Bicarbonate.
Among them, 19 people (0.33%) have Kidney Stones

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Sodium bicarbonate cause Kidney stones?

Time on Sodium Bicarbonate when people have Kidney Stones *:

  • < 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 Kidney Stones when taking Sodium Bicarbonate *:

  • female: 73.68 %
  • male: 26.32 %

Age of people who have Kidney Stones when taking Sodium Bicarbonate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 6.25 %
  • 20-29: 6.25 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 6.25 %
  • 50-59: 25.0 %
  • 60+: 56.25 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Renal Transplant (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Crohn's Disease (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (2 people, 10.53%)
  • Metabolic Acidosis (2 people, 10.53%)
  • Anxiety (2 people, 10.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (5 people, 26.32%)
  • Aspirin (5 people, 26.32%)
  • Prednisone (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Calcium Gluconate (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Allopurinol (4 people, 21.05%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Renal Failure Acute (8 people, 42.11%)
  • Anaemia (8 people, 42.11%)
  • Renal Failure Chronic (5 people, 26.32%)
  • Septic Shock (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Asthenia (4 people, 21.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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