Review: could Potassium chloride cause Death?
Summary: Death is found among people who take Potassium chloride, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Letairis, and have Primary pulmonary hypertension.
We study 937 people who have side effects while taking Potassium chloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 25 have Death. Find out below who they are, when they have Death and more.
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Potassium chloride has active ingredients of potassium chloride. It is often used in hypokalemia. (latest outcomes from 1,212 Potassium chloride users)
Death has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, multiple myeloma, dialysis, diabetes, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 183,870 Death patients)
On Feb, 4, 2015: 937 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium chloride. Among them, 25 people (2.67%) have Death.
Time on Potassium chloride when people have Death * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Death when taking Potassium chloride * :
Age of people who have Death when taking Potassium chloride * :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pulmonary arterial hypertension (9 people, 36.00%)
- Hypertension (2 people, 8.00%)
- Diabetes mellitus (2 people, 8.00%)
- Multiple sclerosis (1 people, 4.00%)
- Secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (1 people, 4.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Letairis (9 people, 36.00%)
- Lasix (6 people, 24.00%)
- Coumadin (6 people, 24.00%)
- Digoxin (5 people, 20.00%)
- Lisinopril (5 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- Number of dysponea reports for potassium chloride. jantoven medication
Having serious bouts of shortness of breath, fatigue, disorientation with minimal exertion---doctor is not convinced symptoms are real.
- Lasix with low blood pressure
Hello My Medical Family,
My mom has been in ICU for over a month now. She has been on lasix for over 6 years now and for two nights the hospital has not given her lasix. I can see her legs and arms puffy filled with liquids and it makes me so sad to see moms in this pain. Dr kept telling us that her blood pressure was too low for them to give her lasix but for the past 3 hrs her readings are 114/55. Im just so torn knowing that she has her own meds of lasix at home that i can bring to her. Can someone out there please help? So thankful to have a forum like this to express our concerns knowing they would be helped.
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- Please tell me the name of any adjunct medicine (powerful) in addition to pyridostigmine for myasthenia gravis ? (1 answer)
I am unmarried woman aged 33 years. I am suffering from congenital myasthenic syndrome or CMS and taking treatment from NIMHANS, Bangalore.
My symptoms of congenital myasthenic syndrome are as fallows:-
1. Drooping of both eyelids. no movement of both the eyeballs.
2. No Respiratory problem, can breath easily.
3. Little bit of swallowing and chewing problem.
4. weakness in whole body
5. No Double vision.
6. Can see clearly.
No one in my family has CMS or myasthenia gravis or no history in my family had CMS or myasthenia gravis.
Now, I am taking Pyridostigmine bromide 60mg daily 5 tabs.
From 2002, I was taking Corticosteriods 30mg daily for about 3-4 yrs. With Doctor’s advice, from 2005, I tapperdown Corticosteriods and with God’s Grace, now I completely stopped taking Corticosteriods.
Three years back,for some days, I took Cellcept tabs and now, I stopped it completely. At present, in addition to Pyridostigmine bromide tablets, I will take Meganeuron OD Plus and Antoxyl Forte and Potklor syrup and Gravitor SR tabs. This four medicines I will take (as and when required) whenever I go outside or when there is more work or when there is more weakness.
We are non-resident of Bangalore. Suddenly, my sister's marriage has been fixed and there is no time to go to Bangalore and consult NIMHANS and also ask for any more powerful adjunct medicine (powerful medicine/general medicine) other than the above four mentioned by me. I don't have any other diseases other than myasthenia gravis.
Please tell me the name of any adjunct medicine (powerful medicine/general medicine) other than the above four mentioned by me,so that I will be very grateful to you.
Waiting for your early reply
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SSRN on Jul, 16, 2012:
My mother has comorbidities of CHF with Pulmonary Edema, COPD, Ascites related to Bowel Obstruction and Bladder Cancer. Her B/P averages 90-100/45-60; pulse 92 recently I have taken her home to care for her. She takes 10mg Prednisone QD, Neb tx TID, OXY 2.5mg SL Q2hrs, Dig for pulse>60 and PruneLax QD, Beano BID. My question is she had been taking 20mg Lasix QD without KlorCon is this ok to still give to manage CHF/EDEMA? And what about her low blood pressure is there a different parameter I shoould use for her chronic Hypotension?
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