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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 6,486 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 31, 2014: 6,486 people who reported to have interactions when taking Potassium Chloride, Furosemide are studied

Trend of Potassium Chloride, Furosemide's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (4490444)

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

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Potassium Chloride, Furosemide:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)3,290
Asthenia (weakness)2,512
Anxiety2,395
Cardiac Failure Congestive1,972
Pain1,819
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)1,589
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)1,576
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)1,569
Chest Pain1,558
Pneumonia1,553

Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Potassium Chloride, Furosemide:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Fall42
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)42
Respiratory Failure (inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system)42
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)38
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)38
Thyroid Disorder (thyroid diseases)30
Cardiac Failure28
Chest Pain23
Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)22
Eye Inflammation20

How effective are the drugs:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Potassium Chloride0.00%25.00%37.50%33.33%4.17%
Furosemide1.69%27.12%40.68%28.81%1.69%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension
  2. Atrial fibrillation
  3. Pain
  4. Diabetes mellitus
  5. Depression

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix
  2. Klor-con
  3. Aspirin
  4. Digoxin
  5. Slow-k

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

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.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • HAVE AN AICD IMPLANTED (defibillator/pacemaker0. HAVE SLEEP APNEA. ON BI-PAP MACHINE AT NIGHT. BEFORE NIGHT IS OVER FREQUENTLY HAVE STRONG METALLIC TASTE/SMELL COMING THROUGH MACHINE. AFTER MACHINE OFF A FEW MINUTES IT CAN BE TURNED BACK ON & IS O.K. USUALLY. SOMETIMES IT HAPPENS AGAIN BEFORE MORNING. WHAT CAN BE DONE TO GET RID OF THIS METALLIC TASTE/SMELL?

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Just a slight cough, non-productive, involuntary

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • 6 weeks ago, while on a program of prednisone reduction, my taste and appetite disappeared. All food tastes like cardboard. Prednisone was increased again about 3 weeks ago, however, appetite and taste remains gone. Any suggestions?

    Reply

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