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Review: could Potassium chloride cause Muscle spasms?

We study 916 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 1,191 users) has active ingredients of potassium chloride. It is often used in hypokalemia.

Muscle spasms

Muscle spasms (muscle contraction) (latest reports from 349,885 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.

On Aug, 18, 2014: 913 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium chloride. Among them, 7 people (0.77%) have Muscle Spasms. They amount to 0.00% of all the 349,829 people who have Muscle Spasms on eHealthMe.

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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • Severe pain and feeling of bruising for two weeks and counting after intercourse. Feeling bruised to the touch throughout entire perineum area. Muscle pain. Hurts to sit, walk, lay on back, etc. Neuralgia type pains in perineum area.

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  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • Severe pain and feeling of bruising for two weeks and counting after intercourse. Feeling bruised to the touch throughout entire perineum area. Muscle pain. Hurts to sit, walk, lay on back, etc.

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