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 937 people who have side effects while taking Potassium chloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 17 have Uti. Find out below who they are, when they have Uti and more.
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Potassium chloride has active ingredients of potassium chloride. It is often used in hypokalemia. (latest outcomes from 1,212 Potassium chloride users)
Uti (urinary tract infection) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 66,214 Uti patients)
On Feb, 13, 2015: 937 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium chloride. Among them, 17 people (1.81%) have Uti.
Time on Potassium chloride when people have Uti * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Uti when taking Potassium chloride * :
Age of people who have Uti when taking Potassium chloride * :
Severity of Uti when taking Potassium chloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Uti ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (5 people, 29.41%)
- Pain (3 people, 17.65%)
- Lupus nephritis (3 people, 17.65%)
- Atrial fibrillation (3 people, 17.65%)
- Mental disorder (2 people, 11.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (7 people, 41.18%)
- Lasix (4 people, 23.53%)
- Oxycodone (4 people, 23.53%)
- Aspirin (4 people, 23.53%)
- Dexamethasone (4 people, 23.53%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- Lasix with low blood pressure
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My mom has been in ICU for over a month now. She has been on lasix for over 6 years now and for two nights the hospital has not given her lasix. I can see her legs and arms puffy filled with liquids and it makes me so sad to see moms in this pain. Dr kept telling us that her blood pressure was too low for them to give her lasix but for the past 3 hrs her readings are 114/55. Im just so torn knowing that she has her own meds of lasix at home that i can bring to her. Can someone out there please help? So thankful to have a forum like this to express our concerns knowing they would be helped.
- Warfarin and urinary infections (1 answer)
HELP! Hello we are in the UK - my husband had an aortic valve replacement 4 years ago - he is now 61 and on warfarin. Over the past few years, since his AVR, he has had about 4/5 urinary infections which have caused him to be hospitalised with very high temperature/rigors etc. The medical profession in the UK seem to think there is no correlation between warfarin and urinary infections. He has been checked out to see if there is a problem with his bladder/prostrate/kidneys but all are okay and the only link we can see is when his warfarin is increased to a high dose (10mg or above) he gets this infection.
Has anyone else experienced this or does anyone know where I could go for more information on a possible link?
Thank you for your help.
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