Review: could Potassium chloride cause Irregular heartbeat?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 899 people who take Potassium chloride. Among them, 15 have Irregular heartbeat. See who they are, when they have Irregular heartbeat and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Potassium chloride (latest outcomes from 1,161 users) 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, breathing difficulty, nausea aggravated, nausea.
Irregular heartbeat (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 305,244 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Feb, 7, 2014: 894 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium chloride. Among them, 15 people (1.68%) have Irregular Heartbeat.
Time on Potassium chloride when people have Irregular heartbeat * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Irregular heartbeat||25.00%||50.00%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Irregular heartbeat when taking Potassium chloride * :
|Irregular heartbeat||76.47%||23.53% |
Age of people who have Irregular heartbeat when taking Potassium chloride * :
|Irregular heartbeat||0.00%||0.00%||20.00%||0.00%||6.67%||26.67%||13.33%||33.33% |
Severity of Irregular heartbeat when taking Potassium chloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Irregular heartbeat||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Irregular heartbeat ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Irregular heartbeat||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Cryptococcosis (3 people, 20.00%)
- Hypertension (3 people, 20.00%)
- Arthritis (2 people, 13.33%)
- Contraception (2 people, 13.33%)
- Osteomas (1 people, 6.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (4 people, 26.67%)
- Itraconazole (3 people, 20.00%)
- Isotonic solutions (3 people, 20.00%)
- Prednisolone (3 people, 20.00%)
- Oncovin (3 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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