Voriconazole and Hyperkalaemia - from FDA reports


Hyperkalaemia is found among people who take Voriconazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Furosemide, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Hyperkalaemia with Voriconazole. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 5,753 people who have side effects when taking Voriconazole from FDA, and is updated regularly.



On Jul, 19, 2018

5,753 people reported to have side effects when taking Voriconazole.
Among them, 46 people (0.8%) have Hyperkalaemia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Voriconazole cause Hyperkalaemia?

Time on Voriconazole when people have Hyperkalaemia *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hyperkalaemia when taking Voriconazole *:

  • female: 56.1 %
  • male: 43.9 %

Age of people who have Hyperkalaemia when taking Voriconazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 7.32 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 4.88 %
  • 30-39: 24.39 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 12.2 %
  • 60+: 51.22 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 11 people, 23.91%
  2. Preventive Health Care: 10 people, 21.74%
  3. Fever: 9 people, 19.57%
  4. Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis (lung disorder caused by aspergillus fungi): 8 people, 17.39%
  5. Conjunctivitis (pink eye): 5 people, 10.87%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Fluconazole: 13 people, 28.26%
  2. Furosemide: 13 people, 28.26%
  3. Acetaminophen: 12 people, 26.09%
  4. Acyclovir: 11 people, 23.91%
  5. Metronidazole: 10 people, 21.74%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure): 15 people, 32.61%
  2. Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action): 12 people, 26.09%
  3. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood): 12 people, 26.09%
  4. Hyperglycemia (high blood sugar): 11 people, 23.91%
  5. Cardiac Arrest: 10 people, 21.74%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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