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Review: could Potassium chloride cause Irregular heartbeat (Heart palpitations)?





Summary: Irregular heartbeat is found among people who take Potassium chloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lasix, and have Cryptococcosis.

We study 925 people who have side effects while taking Potassium chloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 15 have Irregular heartbeat. Find out below who they are, when they have Irregular heartbeat and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Potassium chloride and have Irregular heartbeat >>>

Potassium chloride

Potassium chloride has active ingredients of potassium chloride. It is often used in hypokalemia. (latest outcomes from Potassium chloride 1,200 users)

Irregular heartbeat

Irregular heartbeat (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.(latest reports from Irregular heartbeat 51,983 patients)

On Nov, 30, 2014: 923 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium chloride. Among them, 15 people (1.63%) have Irregular Heartbeat.

Trend of Irregular heartbeat in Potassium chloride reports

Time on Potassium chloride when people have Irregular heartbeat * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Irregular heartbeat25.00%50.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Irregular heartbeat when taking Potassium chloride * :

FemaleMale
Irregular heartbeat76.47%23.53%

Age of people who have Irregular heartbeat when taking Potassium chloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Irregular heartbeat0.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%6.67%26.67%13.33%33.33%

Severity of Irregular heartbeat when taking Potassium chloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Irregular heartbeat0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Irregular heartbeat ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Irregular heartbeat0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Cryptococcosis (3 people, 20.00%)
  2. Hypertension (3 people, 20.00%)
  3. Arthritis (2 people, 13.33%)
  4. Contraception (2 people, 13.33%)
  5. Osteomas (1 people, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (4 people, 26.67%)
  2. Itraconazole (3 people, 20.00%)
  3. Isotonic solutions (3 people, 20.00%)
  4. Prednisolone (3 people, 20.00%)
  5. Oncovin (3 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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