How effective is Potassium chloride for Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs (Foot, leg, and ankle swelling)?
Summary: 6 Potassium chloride users have rated its effectiveness for Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs.
Overall ratings: 3.7/5
Long term ratings: 4.3/5
This is a review of how effective Potassium chloride (potassium chloride) is for Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.
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What is Potassium chloride
Potassium chloride has active ingredients of potassium chloride. It is often used in hypokalemia. (latest outcomes from 1,207 Potassium chloride users)
Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs
Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs can be treated by Furosemide, Lasix, Hydrochlorothiazide, Triamterene And Hydrochlorothiazide, Spironolactone, Hctz. (latest reports from 1,394 Swelling Of The Ankles - Feet - Legs patients)
On Jan, 28, 2015: 6 people are studied for taking Potassium chloride in Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs
Potassium chloride effectiveness for Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Gender of people who take Potassium chloride for Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs * :
|Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs||66.67%||33.33% |
Age of people who take Potassium chloride for Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs * :
|Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||16.67%||50.00% |
Who find Potassium chloride more effective for Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs?
Gender of people who find Potassium chloride more effective * :
|Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs||66.67%||33.33% |
Age of people who find Potassium chloride more effective * :
|Swelling of the ankles - feet - legs||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||0.00% |
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- Can combo of subutex and carfate cause joint pain (1 answer)
I am taking Carafate and Nexium for the treatment of several stomach ulcers. In addition I am on Subutex for maintenance of opiate dependence. I am having severe joint pain with this combination. Has anyone else had this situation or reaction?
- I have been on amlodipine for approximately 3 months and have had terrible swelling in my legs and ankles along with pain and itching. should i be taken off this medication?
I was previously taking Propranolol for blood pressure which didn't bother me at all, but last year I developed a breathing problem and was given Symbicort to help get rid of wheezing. The Symbicort and Propranolol don't mesh well so I was then put on Amlodipine. The swelling, pain and itching occurred right away. I asked the pharmacist about it and also my doctor and they both said a small percentage of people have this problem on this medication. I have tried many times to get my doctor to take me off of this medication but he insists it is best for me, but I disagree. I really don't want to have this problem for the rest of my life and I also won't have any skin left on my legs from the scratching, not to mention the pain that accompanies the swelling which seem to creep up to my knees and thighs and sometimes is so painful I just go to bed to lay down and hopefully the hydroclorithiazide will remove some of this water so that pain will go away. The doctor also doubled my dose of Losartin and Hydroclorithiazide. I'm up about 4-6 times a night going to the bathroom so it also interrupts my sleep. Is anyone else having this problem. I would prefer to go back on the Propranolol and get something other than Symbicort that won't interact with each other. Then I won't have pain and itching all the time. Does anyone have any input on this. I would really appreciate it.
Thanks. Debbie CB
- I have been on cymbalta for about 2 yrs. within the last 3 months my legs and feet have been swelling. is that normal after taking the drug that long of a time? (1 answer)
I take very large doses of Vit D because of very low D level.
Take Allegra for allergies.
Take Lisinipril for high blood pressure
Cymbalta for fibromyalgia and pain and depression, 60 mg
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- Lasix with low blood pressure
Hello My Medical Family,
My mom has been in ICU for over a month now. She has been on lasix for over 6 years now and for two nights the hospital has not given her lasix. I can see her legs and arms puffy filled with liquids and it makes me so sad to see moms in this pain. Dr kept telling us that her blood pressure was too low for them to give her lasix but for the past 3 hrs her readings are 114/55. Im just so torn knowing that she has her own meds of lasix at home that i can bring to her. Can someone out there please help? So thankful to have a forum like this to express our concerns knowing they would be helped.
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