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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 944 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

Potassium chloride has active ingredients of potassium chloride. It is often used in hypokalemia. (latest outcomes from 1,218 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 20,038 Ringing in the ears patients)

On May, 14, 2015: 944 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium chloride. Among them, 6 people (0.64%) 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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  • Started psych meds in May 2013. Had bad bout with acid reflux from April to November 2013. Recently stopped taking Protonix for my reflux, as it was not helping the burning mouth issue and had adverse side effects. Try to take minimal prescribed medications. Burning mouth symptoms started in December 2014 after a sinus infection and bronchitis and 2 rounds of antibiotics. Only been on thyroid medicine for 2 months.

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • ringing mainly in left ear at least more noticeable

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  • Livht headed severe

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