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Review: could Potassium chloride cause Bad dreams?

Summary: Bad dreams could be caused by Potassium chloride, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Simvastatin, and have Neuropathy peripheral.

We study 900 people who have side effects while taking Potassium chloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Bad dreams. Find out below who they are, when they have Bad dreams and more.

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Potassium chloride

Potassium chloride (latest outcomes from 1,167 users) has active ingredients of potassium chloride. It is often used in hypokalemia.

Bad dreams

Bad dreams (unpleasant dreams) (latest reports from 83,229 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure, pain.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 902 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium chloride. Among them, 3 people (0.33%) have Bad Dreams. They amount to 0.00% of all the 83,180 people who have Bad Dreams on eHealthMe.

Trend of Bad dreams in Potassium chloride reports

Time on Potassium chloride when people have Bad dreams * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Bad dreams100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Bad dreams when taking Potassium chloride * :

FemaleMale
Bad dreams66.67%33.33%

Age of people who have Bad dreams when taking Potassium chloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bad dreams0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%66.67%33.33%

Severity of Bad dreams when taking Potassium chloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Bad dreams0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Bad dreams ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Neuropathy peripheral (1 people, 33.33%)
  2. Anxiety (1 people, 33.33%)
  3. Depression (1 people, 33.33%)
  4. Hypertension (1 people, 33.33%)
  5. Edema (1 people, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Simvastatin (1 people, 33.33%)
  2. Ambien (1 people, 33.33%)
  3. Triamterene and hydrochlorothiazide (1 people, 33.33%)
  4. Nortriptyline hcl (1 people, 33.33%)
  5. Ranitidine hcl (1 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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