Potassium chloride and Irregular heartbeat - from FDA reports


Summary

Irregular heartbeat 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 Lasix, and have Primary pulmonary hypertension. This review analyzes which people have Irregular heartbeat 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, 11, 2017

4,804 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium Chloride.
Among them, 56 people (1.17%) have Irregular Heartbeat


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Potassium chloride cause Irregular heartbeat?

Time on Potassium Chloride when people have Irregular Heartbeat *:

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

  • female: 75.93 %
  • male: 24.07 %

Age of people who have Irregular Heartbeat when taking Potassium Chloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.63 %
  • 10-19: 2.63 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 13.16 %
  • 50-59: 13.16 %
  • 60+: 68.42 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (13 people, 23.21%)
  • High Blood Pressure (7 people, 12.50%)
  • Nausea (4 people, 7.14%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (4 people, 7.14%)
  • Asthma (4 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (12 people, 21.43%)
  • Aspirin (11 people, 19.64%)
  • Letairis (10 people, 17.86%)
  • Furosemide (10 people, 17.86%)
  • Tylenol (7 people, 12.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (18 people, 32.14%)
  • Weakness (15 people, 26.79%)
  • Dizziness (15 people, 26.79%)
  • Nausea (10 people, 17.86%)
  • Headache (10 people, 17.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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