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Review: could Potassium chloride cause Uti (Urinary tract infection)?





Summary: Uti is found among people who take Potassium chloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Furosemide, and have High blood pressure.

We study 925 people who have side effects while taking Potassium chloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 have Uti. Find out below who they are, when they have Uti 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)

Uti

Uti (urinary tract infection) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain.(latest reports from Uti 64,558 patients)

On Dec, 10, 2014: 925 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium chloride. Among them, 17 people (1.84%) have Uti.

Trend of Uti in Potassium chloride reports

Time on Potassium chloride when people have Uti * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Uti33.33%33.33%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Uti when taking Potassium chloride * :

FemaleMale
Uti66.67%33.33%

Age of people who have Uti when taking Potassium chloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Uti0.00%0.00%0.00%16.67%0.00%5.56%22.22%55.56%

Severity of Uti when taking Potassium chloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Uti0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Uti ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (5 people, 29.41%)
  2. Pain (3 people, 17.65%)
  3. Lupus nephritis (3 people, 17.65%)
  4. Atrial fibrillation (3 people, 17.65%)
  5. Mental disorder (2 people, 11.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Furosemide (7 people, 41.18%)
  2. Lasix (4 people, 23.53%)
  3. Oxycodone (4 people, 23.53%)
  4. Aspirin (4 people, 23.53%)
  5. Dexamethasone (4 people, 23.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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