Review: could Potassium chloride cause Atrial fibrillation (Atrial fibrillation/flutter)?
Summary: Atrial fibrillation is found among people who take Potassium chloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Atrial fibrillation/flutter.
We study 939 people who have side effects while taking Potassium chloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 17 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.
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Potassium chloride has active ingredients of potassium chloride. It is often used in hypokalemia. (latest outcomes from 1,214 Potassium chloride users)
Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 87,267 Atrial fibrillation patients)
On Mar, 3, 2015: 937 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium chloride. Among them, 20 people (2.13%) have Atrial Fibrillation.
Time on Potassium chloride when people have Atrial fibrillation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
Gender of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Potassium chloride * :
|Atrial fibrillation||45.00%||55.00% |
Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Potassium chloride * :
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||5.26%||5.26%||89.47% |
Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Potassium chloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (3 people, 15.00%)
- Iron overload (3 people, 15.00%)
- Hypertension (3 people, 15.00%)
- Myelodysplastic syndrome (3 people, 15.00%)
- Back pain (2 people, 10.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (6 people, 30.00%)
- Furosemide (6 people, 30.00%)
- Coumadin (6 people, 30.00%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (5 people, 25.00%)
- Potassium chloride 10meq (4 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Tikosyn, Pantoprazole, Lisinopril, Baby Aspirin, Centrum Silver, Potassium Chloride, Clonazepam, Eliquis, Lasix for a 46-year old woman with Afif, Cardiac Ablation, Hypertension, Stroke Secondary To Atrial Fibrillation, Vitamin C And Colds, Edema - Peripheral, Peripheral Edema, Stress And Anxiety, Jet Lag. The patient has Svt, Nsvt, Dizziness, Chest Discomfort
- A study of side effects of Acebutolol Hydrochloride for a 70-year old woman with Afib. The patient has Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
- A study of drug interactions between Aspirin, Xanax, Percocet, Clonazepam, Diltiazem Hydrochloride for a 53-year old woman with Blood Clots, Anxiety, Headache, Atrial Fibrillation. The patient has Anxiety, Atrial Fibrillation
- A study of side effects of Metoprolol Tartrate for a 57-year old man with High Blood Pressure. The patient has Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles)
- A study of drug interactions between Klor-con M10, Lasix, Inderide-80/25, Colcrys, Uloric for a 71-year old woman with High Blood Pressure, Gouty Arthritis - Chronic. The patient has Muscle Stiffness, Flatulence, Wheezing, Fatigue - Chronic
Recent Potassium chloride related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Atenolol, Magnesium, Losartan, Klor-con M20, Furosemide for a 49-year old man who has Congestive Heart Failure
- Comparions of Amlodipine Besylate, Losartan Potassium, Klor-con for a 52-year old woman who has Hypertension
- Comparions of , , Tizanidine Hydrochloride, for a 66-year old woman who has General Physical Health Deterioration
- Comparions of Allopurinol, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Carbonate for a 88-year old woman who has Hypokalemia
- Comparions of Potassium Chloride, Olmesartan Medoxomil, Crestor for a 73-year old woman who has Hyperlipidemia
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