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Review: Potassium Chloride and Furosemide

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Potassium Chloride and Furosemide. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,695 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Potassium chloride (latest outcomes from 1,197 users) has active ingredients of potassium chloride. It is often used in hypokalemia.

Furosemide (latest outcomes from 80,840 users) has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 6,695 people who take Potassium Chloride, Furosemide are studied

Potassium Chloride, Furosemide outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Potassium Chloride (potassium chloride)
- Furosemide (furosemide)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Potassium Chloride is effective18.75%
(3 of 16 people)
38.46%
(15 of 39 people)
25.00%
(7 of 28 people)
47.62%
(10 of 21 people)
45.00%
(18 of 40 people)
44.44%
(12 of 27 people)
58.33%
(14 of 24 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Furosemide is effective31.82%
(7 of 22 people)
32.35%
(11 of 34 people)
39.39%
(13 of 33 people)
33.33%
(11 of 33 people)
32.56%
(14 of 43 people)
61.11%
(11 of 18 people)
48.28%
(14 of 29 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
PyrexiaRenal Failure AcuteSepsisAnhedoniaRenal Failure AcuteFallDizzinessDyspnoea
Renal FailureSepsisBlood Glucose IncreasedAnxietyFallCardiac FailureMyocardial InfarctionCardiac Failure Congestive
Platelet Count DecreasedEndocarditis BacterialAsthmaPulmonary EmbolismHypotensionRespiratory FailureFatiguePain
Multi-organ FailureCellulitisBlood Lactate Dehydrogenase IncreasedDisseminated Intravascular CoagulationMigraineAnxietyBlood Cholesterol IncreasedNausea
Cardiac FailurePyrexiaNauseaPainRashGoutHypoaesthesiaOedema Peripheral
AnaemiaDyspnoeaSpinal Compression FractureMulti-organ FailureEndocarditis BacterialHaemorrhageCardiac DisorderAsthenia
Renal ImpairmentCardiac FailureArthritisDeep Vein ThrombosisCellulitisOsteoarthritisChest PainFatigue
PainCoughC-reactive Protein IncreasedPseudo-bartter SyndromeTemperature IntoleranceEye InflammationCerebrovascular AccidentAnxiety
HypokalaemiaCardiac Failure CongestiveSerum Ferritin IncreasedHypokalaemiaDyspnoeaFat EmbolismObesityChest Pain
Blood Bilirubin IncreasedHypoxiaAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedFearMyocardial InfarctionFearDyspnoeaPneumonia

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Potassium Chloride is effective45.45%
(50 of 110 people)
33.72%
(29 of 86 people)
Furosemide is effective36.07%
(44 of 122 people)
41.30%
(38 of 92 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
DyspnoeaCardiac Failure Congestive
Cardiac Failure CongestiveDyspnoea
NauseaPain
PainAsthenia
Oedema PeripheralFatigue
AnxietyPneumonia
AstheniaChest Pain
FatigueNausea
FallAnaemia
HypertensionAtrial Fibrillation

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Potassium Chloride is effectiven/an/an/a33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
23.81%
(10 of 42 people)
30.59%
(26 of 85 people)
21.69%
(41 of 189 people)
Furosemide is effectiven/an/an/a50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
18.60%
(8 of 43 people)
29.21%
(26 of 89 people)
21.95%
(45 of 205 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Neutrophil Count DecreasedHypoxiaCardiac FailureVomitingDyspnoeaDyspnoeaPainDyspnoea
Pulmonary OedemaPneumoniaBronchitisNauseaFatigueNauseaCardiac Failure Congestive
Blood Pressure DecreasedBilirubin Conjugated IncreasedUrinary Tract InfectionFatiguePainDyspnoeaAsthenia
Platelet Count DecreasedVentricular FibrillationInsomniaCoughAnxietyAnxietyPain
Productive CoughThrombocytopeniaCondition AggravatedAnxietyChest PainOedema PeripheralPneumonia
Oxygen Consumption IncreasedHepatic Vein OcclusionNauseaInjuryDepressionCardiac Failure CongestiveNausea
Pulse AbsentPulmonary OedemaPneumoniaPainCardiac Failure CongestiveChest PainOedema Peripheral
LymphopeniaRespiratory DisorderCholecystitisAnhedoniaNauseaDiarrhoeaFatigue
Increased Bronchial SecretionHistiocytosis HaematophagicCardiac Failure CongestiveDepressionBack PainAnaemiaDizziness
HyperkalaemiaPericardial EffusionDyspnoeaOedema PeripheralDizzinessHypertensionAtrial Fibrillation

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Potassium Chloride (potassium chloride) is often used to treat hypokalemia. Furosemide (furosemide) is often used to treat fluid retention. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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