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Review: could Potassium chloride cause Muscle spasms?
We study 923 people who have side effects while taking Potassium chloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Muscle spasms. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle spasms 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.
Muscle spasms (muscle contraction) (latest reports from 350,273 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.
On Oct, 30, 2014: 923 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium chloride. Among them, 7 people (0.76%) have Muscle Spasms.
Time on Potassium chloride when people have Muscle spasms * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle spasms||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Muscle spasms when taking Potassium chloride * :
|Muscle spasms||71.43%||28.57% |
Age of people who have Muscle spasms when taking Potassium chloride * :
|Muscle spasms||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Severity of Muscle spasms when taking Potassium chloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle spasms||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle spasms ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle spasms||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (1 people, 14.29%)
- Dyspnoea (1 people, 14.29%)
- Hypertension (1 people, 14.29%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (1 people, 14.29%)
- Breast cancer stage ii (1 people, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Coumadin (2 people, 28.57%)
- Celexa (2 people, 28.57%)
- Calcium (2 people, 28.57%)
- Lanoxin (2 people, 28.57%)
- Lasix (2 people, 28.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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