Potassium chloride and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

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.

What to expect?

If you take Potassium chloride and have Constipation, find out what symptoms you could have in 1 year or longer.

You are not alone!

Join a support group for people who take Potassium chloride and have Constipation

Personalized health information

On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>

Potassium Chloride

Potassium chloride has active ingredients of potassium chloride. It is often used in False. (latest outcomes from Potassium chloride 5,359 users)

Constipation

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:

Could Potassium chloride cause Constipation?

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.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have Constipation when taking Potassium chloride?

Browse all side effects of Potassium chloride

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Drugs that are associated with Constipation

Constipation

Could your condition cause Constipation

Constipation

Related studies

Can you answer these questions?

More questions for: Potassium chloride, Constipation

You may be interested in these reviews

More reviews for: Potassium chloride, Constipation