Review: taking Potassium chloride and Lasix together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Potassium chloride and Lasix together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Potassium chloride and Lasix. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 10,462 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Potassium Chloride

Potassium chloride has active ingredients of potassium chloride. It is often used in hypokalemia. (latest outcomes from Potassium chloride 4,651 users)

Lasix

Lasix has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Lasix 106,321 users)

On Aug, 26, 2016

10,462 people who take Potassium Chloride, Lasix are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Potassium chloride and Lasix drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Potassium Chloride:
  • < 1 month: 18.0% - (3 of 16 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 35.0% - (15 of 42 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 25.0% - (8 of 31 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 45.0% - (11 of 24 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 45.0% - (18 of 40 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 41.0% - (12 of 29 people)
  • 10+ years: 60.0% - (14 of 23 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Lasix:
  • < 1 month: 31.0% - (7 of 22 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.0% - (11 of 38 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 41.0% - (15 of 36 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.0% - (12 of 36 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 32.0% - (14 of 43 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 60.0% - (12 of 20 people)
  • 10+ years: 46.0% - (13 of 28 people)
  • not specified: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Potassium Chloride:
  • female: 45.0% - (53 of 117 people)
  • male: 31.0% - (28 of 89 people)
Lasix:
  • female: 35.0% - (46 of 129 people)
  • male: 40.0% - (39 of 96 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Potassium Chloride:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 30-39: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 40-49: 55.0% - (10 of 18 people)
  • 50-59: 43.0% - (26 of 60 people)
  • 60+: 35.0% - (43 of 120 people)
Lasix:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 30-39: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 40-49: 40.0% - (8 of 20 people)
  • 50-59: 40.0% - (27 of 66 people)
  • 60+: 36.0% - (47 of 130 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • anaemia
  • platelet count decreased
  • pneumonia
  • pyrexia
  • diarrhoea
  • jaundice
  • neutropenia
  • cardiac failure
  • renal failure
  • multi-organ failure
1 - 6 months:
  • renal failure acute
  • cardiac failure
  • dyspnoea
  • oedema
  • sepsis
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • pyrexia
  • dizziness
  • pneumonia
  • hypoxia
6 - 12 months:
  • general physical health deterioration
  • hyperkalaemia
  • hyponatraemia
  • hyperphosphataemia
  • hypocalcaemia
  • nausea
  • renal failure acute
  • anaemia
  • interstitial lung disease
  • back pain - low
1 - 2 years:
  • anxiety
  • pulmonary embolism
  • diarrhoea
  • headache
  • hypokalaemia
  • pain
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • inflammation
  • nausea
2 - 5 years:
  • renal failure acute
  • fall
  • cellulitis
  • endocarditis bacterial
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • sepsis
  • hypotension
  • myocardial infarction
  • anaemia
  • chest pain
5 - 10 years:
  • fall
  • cardiac failure
  • respiratory failure
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • confusion
  • eye inflammation
  • fat embolism
  • femur fracture
  • gout
  • haemorrhage
10+ years:
  • dizziness
  • anger
  • chest pain
  • fatigue
  • abnormal weight gain
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • cardiac disorder
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • depression postmenopausal
  • eczema nummular
not specified:
  • dyspnoea
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • pain
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • oedema peripheral
  • fall
  • pneumonia
  • anaemia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • nausea
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • oedema peripheral
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • anaemia
male:
  • dyspnoea
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • pain
  • asthenia
  • pneumonia
  • fatigue
  • anaemia
  • nausea
  • atrial fibrillation
  • oedema peripheral

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • anaemia
  • abdominal compartment syndrome
  • ascites
  • blood lactic acid increased
  • blood product transfusion dependent
  • bronchitis
  • cholecystitis
  • cholelithiasis
  • coagulopathy
  • dehydration
2-9:
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • neutropenia
  • abasia
  • arthralgia
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  • bursitis
  • chest pain
  • circulatory collapse
  • dehydration
10-19:
  • cardiac failure
  • anaemia
  • graft versus host disease
  • sepsis
  • febrile neutropenia
  • hepatic vein occlusion
  • oedema
  • weight increased
  • pallor
  • pneumonia
20-29:
  • bronchitis
  • vomiting
  • urinary tract infection
  • insomnia
  • pneumonia
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • atrial fibrillation
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • cardiogenic shock
30-39:
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • injury
  • anxiety
  • oedema peripheral
  • fatigue
  • cough
  • sepsis
  • anhedonia
40-49:
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • pyrexia
  • anaemia
  • oedema peripheral
  • chest pain
50-59:
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • oedema peripheral
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • diarrhoea
  • chest pain
  • anaemia
  • fatigue
60+:
  • dyspnoea
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • asthenia
  • pneumonia
  • anaemia
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • pain
  • nausea
  • atrial fibrillation

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Potassium chloride (potassium chloride) is often used to treat hypokalemia. Lasix (furosemide) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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