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Review: Potassium Chloride and Lasix

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Potassium Chloride and Lasix. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,686 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 1,182 users) has active ingredients of potassium chloride. It is often used in hypokalemia.

Lasix (latest outcomes from 95,270 users) has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention.

On Jul, 15, 2014: 6,686 people who take Potassium Chloride, Lasix are studied

Potassium Chloride, Lasix outcomes

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

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Potassium Chloride is effective20.00%
(3 of 15 people)
39.47%
(15 of 38 people)
25.00%
(7 of 28 people)
47.62%
(10 of 21 people)
47.37%
(18 of 38 people)
44.00%
(11 of 25 people)
61.90%
(13 of 21 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Lasix is effective30.00%
(6 of 20 people)
32.35%
(11 of 34 people)
39.39%
(13 of 33 people)
33.33%
(11 of 33 people)
34.15%
(14 of 41 people)
58.82%
(10 of 17 people)
52.00%
(13 of 25 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 AcuteRespiratory FailureDizzinessDyspnoea
Renal FailureSepsisBlood Glucose IncreasedAnxietyFallFallBlood Cholesterol IncreasedCardiac Failure Congestive
Platelet Count DecreasedEndocarditis BacterialAsthmaPulmonary EmbolismHypotensionCardiac FailureCerebrovascular AccidentPain
Multi-organ FailureCellulitisBlood Lactate Dehydrogenase IncreasedDisseminated Intravascular CoagulationMigraineAnxietyChest PainNausea
Cardiac FailurePyrexiaNauseaPainRashThyroid DisorderMyocardial InfarctionOedema Peripheral
AnaemiaCardiac FailureSpinal Compression FractureMulti-organ FailureMyocardial InfarctionFemur FractureHypoaesthesiaAsthenia
Renal ImpairmentDyspnoeaArthritisDeep Vein ThrombosisTemperature IntoleranceFat EmbolismFatigueFatigue
Blood Bilirubin IncreasedCardiac Failure CongestiveC-reactive Protein IncreasedPseudo-bartter SyndromeCellulitisFearCardiac DisorderAnxiety
HypokalaemiaHypoxiaSerum Ferritin IncreasedHypokalaemiaDyspnoeaEye InflammationCystitisChest Pain
PainCoughAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedFearEndocarditis BacterialOsteoarthritisConstipationPneumonia

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Potassium Chloride is effective46.60%
(48 of 103 people)
34.52%
(29 of 84 people)
Lasix is effective36.52%
(42 of 115 people)
41.11%
(37 of 90 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)
23.08%
(9 of 39 people)
30.49%
(25 of 82 people)
23.56%
(41 of 174 people)
Lasix is effectiven/an/an/a50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
17.50%
(7 of 40 people)
29.07%
(25 of 86 people)
23.16%
(44 of 190 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 OcclusionNauseaInjuryCardiac Failure CongestiveCardiac Failure CongestiveNausea
Pulse AbsentPulmonary OedemaPneumoniaPainDepressionChest PainOedema Peripheral
LymphopeniaRespiratory DisorderCholecystitisAnhedoniaNauseaDiarrhoeaFatigue
Increased Bronchial SecretionHistiocytosis HaematophagicCardiac Failure CongestiveDepressionBack PainAnaemiaDizziness
HyperkalaemiaPericardial EffusionDyspnoeaOedema PeripheralDizzinessFallAtrial Fibrillation

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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