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Review: could Potassium chloride cause Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence?

Summary: Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence could be caused by Potassium chloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Nitroglycerin, and have Pain.

We study 900 people who have side effects while taking Potassium chloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 have Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence. Find out below who they are, when they have Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence 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.

Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence

Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence (latest reports from 491,709 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 902 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium chloride. Among them, 20 people (2.22%) have Drowsiness, Hypersomnia, Sleepiness - During The Day, Somnolence. They amount to 0.00% of all the 490,900 people who have Drowsiness, Hypersomnia, Sleepiness - During The Day, Somnolence on eHealthMe.

Trend of Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence in Potassium chloride reports

Time on Potassium chloride when people have Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence25.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence when taking Potassium chloride * :

FemaleMale
Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence50.00%50.00%

Age of people who have Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence when taking Potassium chloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%10.00%40.00%50.00%

Severity of Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence when taking Potassium chloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence0.00%75.00%25.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Drowsiness, hypersomnia, sleepiness - during the day, somnolence0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (8 people, 40.00%)
  2. Hypertension (8 people, 40.00%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (5 people, 25.00%)
  4. Blood cholesterol (4 people, 20.00%)
  5. Menstrual disorder (4 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Nitroglycerin (6 people, 30.00%)
  2. Furosemide (6 people, 30.00%)
  3. Lisinopril (6 people, 30.00%)
  4. Lasix (6 people, 30.00%)
  5. Chantix (5 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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