Review: Hair loss in Potassium chloride
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 4, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Hair loss by studying 880 people who take Potassium chloride. We analyze: the time on Potassium chloride when people have Hair loss, gender and age of these people, the severity of Hair loss, 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.
Hair loss has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Dec, 4, 2013: 880 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium chloride. Among them, 13 people (1.48%) 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%||33.33%||66.67%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Potassium chloride * :
|Hair loss||80.00%||20.00% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Potassium chloride * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||20.00%||0.00%||0.00%||20.00%||33.33%||26.67% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Potassium chloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||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 (3 people, 23.08%)
- Cryptococcosis (3 people, 23.08%)
- Pain (2 people, 15.38%)
- Menstrual disorder (2 people, 15.38%)
- Mental disorder (2 people, 15.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (5 people, 38.46%)
- Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim (3 people, 23.08%)
- Toprol-xl (3 people, 23.08%)
- Gaster (3 people, 23.08%)
- Polaramine (3 people, 23.08%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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