Potassium chloride and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Potassium chloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Furosemide, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss 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, 33 people (0.69%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Potassium chloride cause Hair loss?

Time on Potassium Chloride when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 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 Hair Loss when taking Potassium Chloride *:

  • female: 84.85 %
  • male: 15.15 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Potassium Chloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.57 %
  • 20-29: 7.14 %
  • 30-39: 3.57 %
  • 40-49: 14.29 %
  • 50-59: 25.0 %
  • 60+: 46.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (5 people, 15.15%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (4 people, 12.12%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (4 people, 12.12%)
  • Diabetes (4 people, 12.12%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (3 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prilosec (5 people, 15.15%)
  • Lipitor (5 people, 15.15%)
  • Furosemide (5 people, 15.15%)
  • Omeprazole (4 people, 12.12%)
  • Ativan (4 people, 12.12%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (11 people, 33.33%)
  • Nausea (8 people, 24.24%)
  • Insomnia (8 people, 24.24%)
  • Chest Pain (8 people, 24.24%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (7 people, 21.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Potassium Chloride

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