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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 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lasix, and have Pulmonary arterial hypertension.

We study 925 people who have side effects while taking Potassium chloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 34 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 Potassium chloride 1,200 users)

Vertigo

Vertigo has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.(view latest reports from 162,939 patients)

On Dec, 5, 2014: 925 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium chloride. Among them, 34 people (3.68%) 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
Vertigo16.67%16.67%16.67%16.67%16.67%8.33%8.33%

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

FemaleMale
Vertigo77.14%22.86%

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%9.09%27.27%63.64%

Severity of Vertigo when taking Potassium chloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vertigo16.67%75.00%8.33%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. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (4 people, 11.76%)
  2. Hypertension (4 people, 11.76%)
  3. Hypothyroidism (4 people, 11.76%)
  4. Blood pressure - high (4 people, 11.76%)
  5. Fibromyalgia (3 people, 8.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (8 people, 23.53%)
  2. Lipitor (7 people, 20.59%)
  3. Aspirin (7 people, 20.59%)
  4. Levothyroxine sodium (7 people, 20.59%)
  5. Coumadin (6 people, 17.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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