Potassium chloride and Constipation - from FDA reports
Constipation 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 Aspirin, and have High blood pressure . We study 4,787 people who have side effects while taking Potassium chloride from FDA. Among them, 134 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Potassium chloride has active ingredients of potassium chloride. It is often used in False. (latest outcomes from Potassium chloride 5,359 users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 135,601 Constipation patients).
On Jan, 22, 2017
4,787 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium Chloride.
Among them, 134 people (2.8%) have Constipation
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Potassium Chloride when people have Constipation *:
- < 1 month: 91.67 %
- 1 - 6 months: 8.33 %
- 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 Constipation when taking Potassium Chloride *:
- female: 53.12 %
- male: 46.88 %
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Potassium Chloride *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 2.33 %
- 30-39: 3.49 %
- 40-49: 5.81 %
- 50-59: 15.12 %
- 60+: 73.26 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (26 people, 19.40%)
- Pain (17 people, 12.69%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (16 people, 11.94%)
- Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (14 people, 10.45%)
- Multiple Myeloma (12 people, 8.96%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (33 people, 24.63%)
- Lasix (28 people, 20.90%)
- Furosemide (28 people, 20.90%)
- Prednisone (25 people, 18.66%)
- Dexamethasone (21 people, 15.67%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (45 people, 33.58%)
- Nausea (36 people, 26.87%)
- Weakness (34 people, 25.37%)
- Breathing Difficulty (33 people, 24.63%)
- Diarrhea (30 people, 22.39%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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