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Review: could Potassium chloride cause Vertigo (Dizziness)?

Summary: Vertigo 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 Lasix, and have High blood pressure.

We study 937 people who have side effects while taking Potassium chloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 37 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo 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 1,212 Potassium chloride users)

Vertigo

Vertigo has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 164,812 Vertigo patients)

On Feb, 10, 2015: 937 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium chloride. Among them, 35 people (3.74%) have Vertigo.

Trend of Vertigo in Potassium chloride reports

Time on Potassium chloride when people have Vertigo * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vertigo15.38%15.38%23.08%15.38%15.38%7.69%7.69%

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

FemaleMale
Vertigo77.78%22.22%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vertigo0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%11.76%26.47%61.76%

Severity of Vertigo when taking Potassium chloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vertigo15.38%76.92%7.69%0.00%

How people recovered from Vertigo ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Vertigo0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood pressure - high (4 people, 11.43%)
  2. Hypothyroidism (4 people, 11.43%)
  3. Hypertension (4 people, 11.43%)
  4. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (4 people, 11.43%)
  5. Fibromyalgia (3 people, 8.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (8 people, 22.86%)
  2. Levothyroxine sodium (7 people, 20.00%)
  3. Lipitor (7 people, 20.00%)
  4. Aspirin (7 people, 20.00%)
  5. Spironolactone (6 people, 17.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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