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From FDA reports: side effects of -potassium Chloride Er- Pot Chlor Er Tabs 10 Meq Schering - Tab Inprin for a Male patient aged 67

This is a personalized study for a 67 year old male patient. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,468 people who take the same drug and have side effectsfrom FDA.

On Nov, 27, 2014: 4,468 people who reported to have side effects when taking -potassium Chloride Er- Pot Chlor Er Tabs 10 Meq Schering - Tab Inprin are studied

Trend of -potassium Chloride Er- Pot Chlor Er Tabs 10 Meq Schering - Tab Inprin's drug interactions, side effects, and effectiveness reports (2856865)

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 67

Gender: male

Conditions: Blood Potassium Decreased

Drugs taking:
- -potassium Chloride Er- Pot Chlor Er Tabs 10 Meq Schering - Tab Inprin: used for < 1 month

Side effects have: Dysgeusia, Dysphagia, Muscle Spasms, Product Quality Issue

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes among males aged 67 (±5):

Side effectNumber of reports
Dysgeusia (disorder of the sense of taste)2 (0.49%)
Dysphagia (condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful)6 (1.48%)
Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)6 (1.48%)
Product Quality Issue4 (0.99%)

Most common side effects experienced by males aged 67 (±5) in the use of -potassium Chloride Er- Pot Chlor Er Tabs 10 Meq Schering - Tab Inprin:

Side effectNumber of reports
Anaemia (lack of blood)80
Platelet Count Decreased56
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)54
Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)53
Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)52
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)52
White Blood Cell Count Decreased50
Pyrexia (fever)48
Diarrhoea45
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)38

Most common side effects experienced by males aged 67 (±5) in long term use of -potassium Chloride Er- Pot Chlor Er Tabs 10 Meq Schering - Tab Inprin:

None.

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Dysgeusia (disorder of the sense of taste)26 (0.58%)
Dysphagia (condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful)52 (1.16%)
Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)48 (1.07%)
Product Quality Issue12 (0.27%)

Most common side effects experienced by people in the use of -potassium Chloride Er- Pot Chlor Er Tabs 10 Meq Schering - Tab Inprin:

Side effectNumber of reports
Blood Pressure Increased663
Pyrexia (fever)622
Pain Nos571
Cerebrovascular Accident Nos561
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)526
Anxiety Nec502
Chest Pain498
Supraventricular Arrhythmia Nos438
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)408
Emotional Distress356

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use of -potassium Chloride Er- Pot Chlor Er Tabs 10 Meq Schering - Tab Inprin:

Side effectNumber of reports
Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)9
Headache (pain in head)7
Death4
Cough4
Nervousness4
Aortic Valve Stenosis (narrowing of the aortic valve)4
Syncope Vasovagal (malfunction in the parts of the nervous system leads to consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)4
Subarachnoid Haemorrhage Nos2
Urinary Tract Infection Nos2
Brain Compression2

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