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Review: could Potassium chloride cause Ringing in the ears (Tinnitus)?





Summary: Ringing in the ears is found among people who take Potassium chloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Altace, and have High blood cholesterol.

We study 925 people who have side effects while taking Potassium chloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Ringing in the ears. Find out below who they are, when they have Ringing in the ears and more.

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Potassium chloride

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

Ringing in the ears

Ringing in the ears (a ringing in the ears) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety.(latest reports from Ringing in the ears 19,199 patients)

On Dec, 4, 2014: 925 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium chloride. Among them, 6 people (0.65%) have Ringing In The Ears.

Trend of Ringing in the ears in Potassium chloride reports

Time on Potassium chloride when people have Ringing in the ears * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ringing in the ears0.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%33.33%33.33%

Gender of people who have Ringing in the ears when taking Potassium chloride * :

FemaleMale
Ringing in the ears66.67%33.33%

Age of people who have Ringing in the ears when taking Potassium chloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ringing in the ears0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%66.67%

Severity of Ringing in the ears when taking Potassium chloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Ringing in the ears0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Ringing in the ears ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Ringing in the ears0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. High blood cholesterol (2 people, 33.33%)
  2. Hypothyroidism (2 people, 33.33%)
  3. Hypertension (2 people, 33.33%)
  4. Depression (1 people, 16.67%)
  5. Renal cancer (1 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Altace (3 people, 50.00%)
  2. Zyloprim (2 people, 33.33%)
  3. Theochron (2 people, 33.33%)
  4. Monopril (2 people, 33.33%)
  5. Lasix (2 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    I developed tinnitus about one year ago. I understand that there is no cure for it. I'm researching it myself. I'm also in a research program that requires me to wear small ear generators. It doesn't seem to help at this time.
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    (Asked by a 66 year old man who has Tinnitus, and takes Levothyroxine Sodium)
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