Review: could Vancomycin hydrochloride cause Hypokalemia?
Summary: Hypokalemia is found among people who take Vancomycin hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ambisome, and have Fungal infection. We study 2,339 people who have side effects while taking Vancomycin hydrochloride 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 has active ingredients of vancomycin hydrochloride. It is often used in mrsa infection. (latest outcomes from 2,409 Vancomycin hydrochloride users)
Hypokalemia (low potassium) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, depression, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 24,885 Hypokalemia patients)
On Apr, 29, 2015: 2,339 people reported to have side effects when taking Vancomycin hydrochloride. Among them, 58 people (2.48%) have Hypokalemia.
Time on Vancomycin hydrochloride when people have Hypokalemia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Hypokalemia when taking Vancomycin hydrochloride * :
Age of people who have Hypokalemia when taking Vancomycin hydrochloride * :
Severity of Hypokalemia when taking Vancomycin hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Hypokalemia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Fungal infection (16 people, 27.59%)
- Febrile neutropenia (14 people, 24.14%)
- Prophylaxis (11 people, 18.97%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (8 people, 13.79%)
- Staphylococcal infection (8 people, 13.79%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ambisome (29 people, 50.00%)
- Lasix (18 people, 31.03%)
- Itraconazole (16 people, 27.59%)
- Platelets (16 people, 27.59%)
- Vfend (16 people, 27.59%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (3 years ago):
someone1 on May, 30, 2012:
To Carolyn, asking about an 87 year old being on viactive and lopressor-----
You should ask her pharmacists, and her physician.
carolyn wilcox on May, 19, 2012:
Can an 87-yr-old woman take lopressor with viactive?
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