Review: Constipation in Potassium chloride
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 5, 2013)
Severity ratings: 3.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Constipation by studying 880 people who take Potassium chloride. We analyze: the time on Potassium chloride when people have Constipation, gender and age of these people, the severity of Constipation, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Potassium chloride. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Potassium chloride (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of potassium chloride. It is often used in hypokalemia, high blood pressure. Commonly reported side effects of Potassium chloride include weakness, fatigue, nausea aggravated, breathing difficulty, nausea.
Constipation has been reported by people with pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Dec, 5, 2013: 880 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium chloride. Among them, 9 people (1.02%) have Constipation.
Time on Potassium chloride when people have Constipation * :
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Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Potassium chloride * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Potassium chloride * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Potassium chloride ** :
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How people recovered from Constipation ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (3 people, 33.33%)
- Potassium - low (2 people, 22.22%)
- Osteoporosis (2 people, 22.22%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (2 people, 22.22%)
- Hypothyroidism (2 people, 22.22%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (3 people, 33.33%)
- Folic acid (3 people, 33.33%)
- Actonel (2 people, 22.22%)
- Premarin (2 people, 22.22%)
- Synthroid (2 people, 22.22%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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