Review: could Potassium Chloride cause Ringing In The Ears?


Summary

Ringing in the ears is found among people who take Potassium Chloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 4,574 people who have side effects while taking Potassium chloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Ringing in the ears. Find out below who they are, when they have Ringing in the ears and more.

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Potassium Chloride

Potassium chloride has active ingredients of potassium chloride. It is often used in hypokalemia. (latest outcomes from Potassium chloride 5,351 users)

Ringing In The Ears

Ringing in the ears has been reported by people with rashes, tinnitus, feeling abnormal, insomnia, memory loss (latest reports from 27,402 Ringing in the ears patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

4,574 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium Chloride.
Among them, 13 people (0.28%) have Ringing In The Ears


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Potassium chloride cause Ringing in the ears?

Time on Potassium Chloride when people have Ringing In The Ears *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 25 %
  • 10+ years: 25 %

Gender of people who have Ringing In The Ears when taking Potassium Chloride *:

  • female: 83.33 %
  • male: 16.67 %

Age of people who have Ringing In The Ears when taking Potassium Chloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 11.11 %
  • 50-59: 44.44 %
  • 60+: 44.44 %

Severity if Ringing In The Ears when taking Potassium Chloride **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Ringing In The Ears **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Hypertension (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (2 people, 15.38%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Fluid Retention (2 people, 15.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Fish Oil (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Aspirin (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Vitamin E (2 people, 15.38%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (6 people, 46.15%)
  • Gait Disturbance (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Balance Disorder (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Hair Loss (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Fatigue (2 people, 15.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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