Review: could Potassium Chloride cause Chills?


Summary

Chills is found among people who take Potassium Chloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Furosemide, and have Pain . We study 4,016 people who have side effects while taking Potassium chloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 57 have Chills. Find out below who they are, when they have Chills and more.

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Potassium Chloride

Potassium chloride has active ingredients of potassium chloride. It is often used in hypokalemia. (latest outcomes from Potassium chloride 3,799 users)

Chills

Chills (felling of cold) has been reported by people with fever, weakness, ards (acute respiratory distress syndrome), pneumonia, hypotension (latest reports from 53,914 Chills patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

4,016 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium Chloride.
Among them, 57 people (1.42%) have Chills


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Potassium chloride cause Chills?

Time on Potassium Chloride when people have Chills *:

  • < 1 month: 90 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Chills when taking Potassium Chloride *:

  • female: 53.57 %
  • male: 46.43 %

Age of people who have Chills when taking Potassium Chloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 7.55 %
  • 20-29: 1.89 %
  • 30-39: 5.66 %
  • 40-49: 11.32 %
  • 50-59: 22.64 %
  • 60+: 50.94 %

Severity if Chills when taking Potassium Chloride **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (14 people)
  • Hypertension (12 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (8 people)
  • Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (7 people)
  • Constipation (7 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (14 people)
  • Ranitidine (13 people)
  • Sodium Chloride (12 people)
  • Metformin (12 people)
  • Lasix (11 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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