Review: could Potassium chloride cause Hair loss?
We study 923 people who have side effects while taking Potassium chloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Potassium chloride (latest outcomes from 1,197 users) has active ingredients of potassium chloride. It is often used in hypokalemia.
Hair loss (latest reports from 229,238 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Oct, 26, 2014: 920 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium chloride. Among them, 14 people (1.52%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Potassium chloride when people have Hair loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||50.00%||25.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Potassium chloride * :
|Hair loss||81.25%||18.75% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Potassium chloride * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||18.75%||0.00%||0.00%||18.75%||31.25%||31.25% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Potassium chloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||75.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (4 people, 28.57%)
- Cryptococcosis (3 people, 21.43%)
- Pain (2 people, 14.29%)
- Menstrual disorder (2 people, 14.29%)
- Mental disorder (2 people, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (5 people, 35.71%)
- Gaster (3 people, 21.43%)
- Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim (3 people, 21.43%)
- Polaramine (3 people, 21.43%)
- Toprol-xl (3 people, 21.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Sebum plugs on scalp,eyebrows,eyelashes,facial hair and all over non facialhair areas such as nose and forehead. The sebum plugs causes My hair to fallout and no visibel regrowth is occuring. My face is really oily and I have flakes/dandruff all over My face. No dandruff on My scalp. This all occured one week of using rogaine on My scalp. It has been 14 months now and it is still ongoing. My doctor checked for fungus but couldnt find anything on My scalp and eyebrows.
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allsymptoms apeared while using mirena coil. inserted 2002 ,removed 2010. skin after removel became lax and papery, density of fatty tisseu severly decreased.
From this study (2 days ago):
Naprosyn, Vicodin, Ativan and Prilosec are taken only on an as needed basis. Some of my symptoms are intermittent, and some are chronic. The though the medications may not completely rid me of a symptom (for example, depression or muscle pain), they do improve my condition enough to warrant their continued use. I'm much better off taking them than not.
The oral issues I'm having all began around the same time in the last year. I first noticed a sensitivity for spicy food I had never experienced. I can no longer use adult toothpaste because the minty flavors are so provinces as to cause pain. The gum irritation comes and goes as does the severity of the other oral pain I experience.
My hair loss I can describe as severe as it can be without having visible bald spots. Whereas I once had unusually thick hair (a ponytail of around 1.5 inches), I have lost so much that my ponytail now measures about .5 inches.
Sumac on Oct, 24, 2014:
I think a lot of you have disseminated histoplasmosis. Histoplasmosis is carried by bats.
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