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Review: could Vancomycin cause Hypokalemia?

We study 2,331 people who have side effects while taking Vancomycin from FDA and social media. Among them, 58 have Hypokalemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypokalemia and more.

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Vancomycin hydrochloride

Vancomycin hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 2,400 users) has active ingredients of vancomycin hydrochloride. It is often used in mrsa infection.

Hypokalemia

Hypokalemia (low potassium) (latest reports from 180,387 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, depression, multiple myeloma.

On Jul, 14, 2014: 2,331 people reported to have side effects when taking Vancomycin hydrochloride. Among them, 58 people (2.49%) have Hypokalemia. They amount to 0.03% of all the 180,460 people who have Hypokalemia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hypokalemia in Vancomycin hydrochloride reports

Time on Vancomycin hydrochloride when people have Hypokalemia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hypokalemia96.15%3.85%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hypokalemia when taking Vancomycin hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Hypokalemia40.91%59.09%

Age of people who have Hypokalemia when taking Vancomycin hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hypokalemia1.67%5.00%11.67%11.67%0.00%6.67%16.67%46.67%

Severity of Hypokalemia when taking Vancomycin hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hypokalemia0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hypokalemia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Fungal infection (16 people, 27.59%)
  2. Febrile neutropenia (14 people, 24.14%)
  3. Prophylaxis (11 people, 18.97%)
  4. Hyperlipidaemia (8 people, 13.79%)
  5. Staphylococcal infection (8 people, 13.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ambisome (29 people, 50.00%)
  2. Lasix (18 people, 31.03%)
  3. Itraconazole (16 people, 27.59%)
  4. Platelets (16 people, 27.59%)
  5. Vfend (16 people, 27.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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