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 High blood cholesterol.
We study 937 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 has active ingredients of potassium chloride. It is often used in hypokalemia. (latest outcomes from 1,212 Potassium chloride users)
Muscle spasms (muscle contraction) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 56,957 Muscle spasms patients)
On Feb, 16, 2015: 937 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium chloride. Among them, 7 people (0.75%) 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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