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Review: could Potassium chloride cause Hair loss?

We study 909 people who have side effects while taking Potassium chloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Potassium chloride

Potassium chloride (latest outcomes from 1,182 users) has active ingredients of potassium chloride. It is often used in hypokalemia.

Hair loss

Hair loss (latest reports from 228,261 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Jul, 20, 2014: 909 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium chloride. Among them, 13 people (1.43%) have Hair Loss. They amount to 0.01% of all the 228,181 people who have Hair Loss on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hair loss in Potassium chloride reports

Time on Potassium chloride when people have Hair loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hair loss0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Potassium chloride * :

FemaleMale
Hair loss80.00%20.00%

Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Potassium chloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hair loss0.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%33.33%26.67%

Severity of Hair loss when taking Potassium chloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hair loss0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hair loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hair loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (3 people, 23.08%)
  2. Cryptococcosis (3 people, 23.08%)
  3. Pain (2 people, 15.38%)
  4. Menstrual disorder (2 people, 15.38%)
  5. Mental disorder (2 people, 15.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (5 people, 38.46%)
  2. Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim (3 people, 23.08%)
  3. Toprol-xl (3 people, 23.08%)
  4. Gaster (3 people, 23.08%)
  5. Polaramine (3 people, 23.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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