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 13,410 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 5,351 users)

Lasix

Lasix has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Lasix 131,278 users)

On Sep, 16, 2016

13,410 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: 48.0% - (12 of 25 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: 32.0% - (12 of 37 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: 32.0% - (29 of 90 people)
Lasix:
  • female: 35.0% - (46 of 129 people)
  • male: 40.0% - (39 of 97 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+: 36.0% - (44 of 121 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+: 35.0% - (47 of 131 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • anaemia
  • pneumonia
  • platelet count decreased
  • pyrexia
  • diarrhoea
  • neutropenia
  • jaundice
  • sepsis
  • cardiac failure
  • renal failure
1 - 6 months:
  • renal failure acute
  • cardiac failure
  • dyspnoea
  • sepsis
  • oedema
  • pneumonia
  • pyrexia
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
6 - 12 months:
  • hyperkalaemia
  • anaemia
  • general physical health deterioration
  • hyponatraemia
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • hyperphosphataemia
  • hypocalcaemia
  • nausea
  • pneumonia
  • renal failure acute
1 - 2 years:
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • pulmonary embolism
  • diarrhoea
  • hypokalaemia
  • pain
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • inflammation
  • nausea
  • death
2 - 5 years:
  • renal failure acute
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • fall
  • cellulitis
  • endocarditis bacterial
  • 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
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • gout
10+ years:
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
  • anger
  • cardiac disorder
  • chest pain
  • abnormal weight gain
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • depression postmenopausal
  • dyspnoea
not specified:
  • dyspnoea
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • fall
  • oedema peripheral
  • pneumonia
  • anaemia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

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

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
  • sepsis
  • graft versus host disease
  • haemorrhage intracranial
  • acute respiratory failure
  • febrile neutropenia
  • hepatic vein occlusion
  • hypotension
  • oedema
20-29:
  • vomiting
  • bronchitis
  • dyspnoea
  • pneumonia
  • urinary tract infection
  • insomnia
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • nausea
  • pain
  • hypoxia
30-39:
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • injury
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • oedema peripheral
  • fatigue
  • cough
  • pneumonia
  • depression
40-49:
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • nausea
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • anaemia
  • pyrexia
  • diarrhoea
  • oedema peripheral
50-59:
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • nausea
  • oedema peripheral
  • anxiety
  • diarrhoea
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • fall
  • headache
  • chest pain
60+:
  • dyspnoea
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • asthenia
  • pneumonia
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • anaemia
  • pain
  • nausea
  • dizziness

* 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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