Review: could Thiamine hcl cause Hyperkalemia?
Summary: Hyperkalemia is found among people who take Thiamine hcl, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take medication Tamsulosin hcl, and have Prostate cancer. We study 467 people who have side effects while taking Thiamine hcl from FDA and social media. Among them, 29 have Hyperkalemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Hyperkalemia and more.
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Thiamine hcl has active ingredients of thiamine (vitamin b1). It is often used in vitamin supplementation. (latest outcomes from 473 Thiamine hcl users)
Hyperkalemia (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 26,145 Hyperkalemia patients)
On May, 22, 2015: 467 people reported to have side effects when taking Thiamine hcl. Among them, 29 people (6.21%) have Hyperkalemia.
Time on Thiamine hcl when people have Hyperkalemia * :
Gender of people who have Hyperkalemia when taking Thiamine hcl * :
Age of people who have Hyperkalemia when taking Thiamine hcl * :
Severity of Hyperkalemia when taking Thiamine hcl ** :
How people recovered from Hyperkalemia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Prostate cancer (12 people, 41.38%)
- Peritonitis bacterial (3 people, 10.34%)
- Alcoholic liver disease (3 people, 10.34%)
- Hypertension (3 people, 10.34%)
- Epilepsy (3 people, 10.34%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Tamsulosin hcl (25 people, 86.21%)
- Ramipril (25 people, 86.21%)
- Acetaminophen (22 people, 75.86%)
- Sertraline hydrochloride (22 people, 75.86%)
- Omeprazole (22 people, 75.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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david on Feb, 13, 2015:
i am 70 male live in canberra act.i have had ataxia for 2yrs 8 mths.i am undiagnosed.i am in a wheelchair.my symtoms are slurres speech,double vision and impairment of my fine motor skills. i have had multiple mri scans lumbur puntures chemo steriods platelette exchanges.the professor i last saw thought my immune system was fighting itself.before all this i was healthy and working fulltime.
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