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 929 people who have side effects while taking Potassium chloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 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 has active ingredients of potassium chloride. It is often used in hypokalemia. (latest outcomes from 1,207 Potassium chloride users)
Ringing in the ears
Ringing in the ears (a ringing in the ears) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 19,923 Ringing in the ears patients)
On Jan, 7, 2015: 929 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium chloride. Among them, 6 people (0.65%) have Ringing In The Ears.
Time on Potassium chloride when people have Ringing in the ears * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Ringing in the ears||0.00%||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 * :
|Ringing in the ears||66.67%||33.33% |
Age of people who have Ringing in the ears when taking Potassium chloride * :
|Ringing in the ears||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Severity of Ringing in the ears when taking Potassium chloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Ringing in the ears||0.00%||33.33%||66.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Ringing in the ears ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Ringing in the ears||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- High blood cholesterol (2 people, 33.33%)
- Hypothyroidism (2 people, 33.33%)
- Hypertension (2 people, 33.33%)
- Depression (1 people, 16.67%)
- Renal cancer (1 people, 16.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Altace (3 people, 50.00%)
- Zyloprim (2 people, 33.33%)
- Theochron (2 people, 33.33%)
- Monopril (2 people, 33.33%)
- Lasix (2 people, 33.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- Does anyone have persistent, ringing tinnitus while taking this drug?
I was prescribed Atenolol years ago for tachycardia. I took it for many years with little to no side effects, aside from tiredness. I began having PVCs and later was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. My doctor put me on 5 mg. Bystolic and the tinnitus started. I took it about 1 year. My BP wasn't ideal, so he upped it to mg. and the ringing worsened. It's much louder. The report says this drug isn't ototoxic, but I never had tinnitus before taking it. Anyone else????
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- I have ringing in the ears. is there anyway of getting rid of it? (1 answer)
I feel this tinnitus was induced from my taking the norgesic forte, that I no longer take for tension headaches. But I do take over the counter aspirin. Can the tinnitus ever go away?
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