Potassium chloride and Muscle spasms - from FDA reports
Muscle spasms is found among people who take Potassium Chloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Furosemide, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 4,787 people who have side effects while taking Potassium chloride from FDA. Among them, 85 have Muscle spasms. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle spasms and more.
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Potassium chloride has active ingredients of potassium chloride. It is often used in hypokalemia. (latest outcomes from Potassium chloride 5,359 users)
Muscle spasms (muscle contraction) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 105,114 Muscle spasms patients).
On Jan, 30, 2017
4,787 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium Chloride.
Among them, 85 people (1.78%) have Muscle Spasms
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Potassium Chloride when people have Muscle Spasms *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 50 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 50 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Potassium Chloride *:
- female: 63.41 %
- male: 36.59 %
Age of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Potassium Chloride *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 1.52 %
- 20-29: 6.06 %
- 30-39: 3.03 %
- 40-49: 7.58 %
- 50-59: 27.27 %
- 60+: 54.55 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (14 people, 16.47%)
- High Blood Pressure (10 people, 11.76%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (9 people, 10.59%)
- Depression (8 people, 9.41%)
- Pain (6 people, 7.06%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Furosemide (16 people, 18.82%)
- Lisinopril (15 people, 17.65%)
- Lasix (15 people, 17.65%)
- Omeprazole (12 people, 14.12%)
- Aspirin (12 people, 14.12%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (21 people, 24.71%)
- Pain In Extremity (19 people, 22.35%)
- Joint Pain (16 people, 18.82%)
- Dizziness (16 people, 18.82%)
- Nausea (15 people, 17.65%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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