Review: could Potassium Chloride cause Uti?


Uti 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 Pain . We study 4,016 people who have side effects while taking Potassium chloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 115 have Uti. Find out below who they are, when they have Uti 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 3,799 users)


Uti (urinary tract infection) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 73,693 Uti patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

4,016 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium Chloride.
Among them, 115 people (2.86%) have Uti

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Potassium chloride cause Uti?

Time on Potassium Chloride when people have Uti *:

  • < 1 month: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 74.31 %
  • male: 25.69 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.14 %
  • 20-29: 1.14 %
  • 30-39: 1.14 %
  • 40-49: 9.09 %
  • 50-59: 21.59 %
  • 60+: 65.91 %

Severity if Uti when taking Potassium Chloride **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (18 people)
  • Hypertension (14 people)
  • Plasma Cell Myeloma (11 people)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (11 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (10 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (32 people)
  • Aspirin (29 people)
  • Lasix (27 people)
  • Prednisone (25 people)
  • Dexamethasone (25 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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