Review: could Whey Protein cause High Potassium?


High potassium is reported only by a few people who take Whey Protein. We study 44 people who have side effects while taking Whey protein from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have High potassium. Find out below who they are, when they have High potassium and more.

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High Potassium

High potassium has been reported by people with pleural effusion, hypokalemia, acute kidney failure, sepsis, cardiac failure (latest reports from 25,695 High potassium patients).

On Jul, 21, 2016

44 people reported to have side effects when taking Whey Protein.
Among them, 2 people (4.55%) have High Potassium

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Whey protein cause High potassium?

Gender of people who have High Potassium when taking Whey Protein *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have High Potassium when taking Whey Protein *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pancreatic Carcinoma (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Pancreatic Enzymes (2 people)
  • Miralax (2 people)
  • Gemcitabine (2 people)
  • Fentanyl (2 people)
  • Aspirin (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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