Potassium chloride and Death - from FDA reports


Summary

Death 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 High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Death with Potassium chloride. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,804 people who have side effects when taking Potassium chloride from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 06, 2017

4,804 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium Chloride.
Among them, 175 people (3.64%) have Death


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Potassium chloride cause Death?

Time on Potassium Chloride when people have Death *:

  • < 1 month: 69.23 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.38 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 15.38 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 51.5 %
  • male: 48.5 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.78 %
  • 10-19: 2.34 %
  • 20-29: 1.56 %
  • 30-39: 3.91 %
  • 40-49: 9.38 %
  • 50-59: 20.31 %
  • 60+: 61.72 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (17 people, 9.71%)
  • High Blood Pressure (17 people, 9.71%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (16 people, 9.14%)
  • Pain (14 people, 8.00%)
  • Nausea (13 people, 7.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (41 people, 23.43%)
  • Lasix (37 people, 21.14%)
  • Aspirin (31 people, 17.71%)
  • Lisinopril (27 people, 15.43%)
  • Prednisone (25 people, 14.29%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (19 people, 10.86%)
  • Anaemia (16 people, 9.14%)
  • Fall (14 people, 8.00%)
  • Pain (13 people, 7.43%)
  • Nausea (13 people, 7.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Death when taking Potassium chloride?

Potassium Chloride

Potassium chloride has active ingredients of potassium chloride. It is often used in hypokalemia. (latest outcomes from Potassium chloride 5,379 users)

Death

Death has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, chronic myeloid leukaemia, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 369,924 Death patients).

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