potassium and Diarrhea - from FDA reports


Summary

Diarrhea is found among people who take drugs with ingredients of potassium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drugs for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Diarrhea with drugs with ingredients of potassium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 19,700 people who have side effects when taking drugs with ingredients of potassium from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 20, 2017

19,700 people reported to have side effects when taking drugs with ingredients of potassium.
Among them, 1,484 people (7.53%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on drugs with ingredients of potassium when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 16.67 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking drugs with ingredients of potassium *:

  • female: 71.44 %
  • male: 28.56 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking drugs with ingredients of potassium *:

  • 0-1: 0.17 %
  • 2-9: 0.43 %
  • 10-19: 0.09 %
  • 20-29: 0.43 %
  • 30-39: 3.4 %
  • 40-49: 10.13 %
  • 50-59: 18.04 %
  • 60+: 67.32 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (178 people, 11.99%)
  • Pain (144 people, 9.70%)
  • Crohn's Disease (130 people, 8.76%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (108 people, 7.28%)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (100 people, 6.74%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (312 people, 21.02%)
  • Vitamin D (231 people, 15.57%)
  • Magnesium (180 people, 12.13%)
  • Humira (172 people, 11.59%)
  • Revlimid (166 people, 11.19%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (384 people, 25.88%)
  • Fatigue (315 people, 21.23%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (266 people, 17.92%)
  • Headache (199 people, 13.41%)
  • Weakness (187 people, 12.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Drugs with ingredients of potassium

Atomic number 19, K-effervescent, Potassium, Potassium acetate, Potassium bicarbonate, Potassium gluconate, Potassium glycerophosphate, Potassium orotate, Potassium phosphate, Potassium sulfate

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