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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 Pulmonary arterial hypertension.

We study 925 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

Potassium chloride has active ingredients of potassium chloride. It is often used in hypokalemia. (latest outcomes from Potassium chloride 1,200 users)

Death

Death (latest reports from Death 183,730 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 923 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium chloride. Among them, 25 people (2.71%) have Death.

Trend of Death in Potassium chloride reports

Time on Potassium chloride when people have Death * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Death50.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Death when taking Potassium chloride * :

FemaleMale
Death40.00%60.00%

Age of people who have Death when taking Potassium chloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Death0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%15.00%45.00%40.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (9 people, 36.00%)
  2. Hypertension (2 people, 8.00%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (2 people, 8.00%)
  4. Multiple sclerosis (1 people, 4.00%)
  5. Secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (1 people, 4.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Letairis (9 people, 36.00%)
  2. Lasix (6 people, 24.00%)
  3. Coumadin (6 people, 24.00%)
  4. Digoxin (5 people, 20.00%)
  5. Lisinopril (5 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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