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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 6,692 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 (what 1,194 Potassium Chloride users reported?) has active ingredients of potassium chloride. It is used in hypokalemia.

Lasix (what 95,302 Lasix users reported?) has active ingredients of furosemide. It is used in fluid retention.

On Sep, 20, 2014: 6,692 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)
45.00%
(18 of 40 people)
44.44%
(12 of 27 people)
60.87%
(14 of 23 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)
32.56%
(14 of 43 people)
61.11%
(11 of 18 people)
50.00%
(14 of 28 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 FailureBlood Cholesterol IncreasedCardiac Failure Congestive
Platelet Count DecreasedEndocarditis BacterialAsthmaPulmonary EmbolismHypotensionRespiratory FailureCerebrovascular AccidentPain
Multi-organ FailureCellulitisBlood Lactate Dehydrogenase IncreasedDisseminated Intravascular CoagulationMigraineAnxietyChest PainNausea
Cardiac FailurePyrexiaNauseaPainRashGoutMyocardial InfarctionOedema Peripheral
AnaemiaCardiac FailureSpinal Compression FractureMulti-organ FailureEndocarditis BacterialHaemorrhageHypoaesthesiaAsthenia
Renal ImpairmentDyspnoeaArthritisDeep Vein ThrombosisCellulitisOsteoarthritisFatigueFatigue
Blood Bilirubin IncreasedCardiac Failure CongestiveC-reactive Protein IncreasedPseudo-bartter SyndromeTemperature IntoleranceEye InflammationCardiac DisorderAnxiety
HypokalaemiaHypoxiaSerum Ferritin IncreasedHypokalaemiaDyspnoeaFat EmbolismCystitisChest Pain
PainCoughAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedFearMyocardial InfarctionFearConstipationPneumonia

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Potassium Chloride is effective46.30%
(50 of 108 people)
34.12%
(29 of 85 people)
Lasix is effective36.67%
(44 of 120 people)
40.66%
(37 of 91 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)
23.30%
(41 of 176 people)
Lasix 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)
22.92%
(44 of 192 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. Lasix (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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