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Review: could Potassium chloride cause Muscle spasms?

Summary: Muscle spasms is found among people who take Potassium chloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Coumadin, and have Blood cholesterol increased.

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

Potassium chloride (latest outcomes from 1,198 users) has active ingredients of potassium chloride. It is often used in hypokalemia.

Trend of potassium chloride reports

Muscle spasms

Muscle spasms (muscle contraction) (latest reports from 55,745 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.

Trend of Muscle spasms reports

On Oct, 30, 2014: 923 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium chloride. Among them, 7 people (0.76%) have Muscle Spasms.

Trend of Muscle spasms in Potassium chloride reports

Time on Potassium chloride when people have Muscle spasms * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle spasms0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Muscle spasms when taking Potassium chloride * :

FemaleMale
Muscle spasms71.43%28.57%

Age of people who have Muscle spasms when taking Potassium chloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle spasms0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%66.67%

Severity of Muscle spasms when taking Potassium chloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle spasms0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Muscle spasms ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle spasms0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (1 people, 14.29%)
  2. Dyspnoea (1 people, 14.29%)
  3. Hypertension (1 people, 14.29%)
  4. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (1 people, 14.29%)
  5. Breast cancer stage ii (1 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Coumadin (2 people, 28.57%)
  2. Celexa (2 people, 28.57%)
  3. Calcium (2 people, 28.57%)
  4. Lanoxin (2 people, 28.57%)
  5. Lasix (2 people, 28.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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