Potassium chloride and Atrial fibrillation - from FDA reports
Atrial fibrillation is found among people who take Potassium chloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Atrial fibrillation with Potassium chloride. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,809 people who have side effects when taking Potassium chloride from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 20, 2017
4,809 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium chloride.
Among them, 138 people (2.87%) have Atrial fibrillation
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Potassium chloride when people have Atrial fibrillation *:
- < 1 month: 71.43 %
- 1 - 6 months: 21.43 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.14 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Potassium chloride *:
- female: 51.85 %
- male: 48.15 %
Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Potassium chloride *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.81 %
- 30-39: 1.63 %
- 40-49: 3.25 %
- 50-59: 13.82 %
- 60+: 80.49 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (23 people, 16.67%)
- Pain (13 people, 9.42%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (12 people, 8.70%)
- Diabetes (11 people, 7.97%)
- Nausea (10 people, 7.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (40 people, 28.99%)
- Furosemide (35 people, 25.36%)
- Lasix (33 people, 23.91%)
- Prednisone (22 people, 15.94%)
- Digoxin (19 people, 13.77%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Cardiac Failure Congestive (36 people, 26.09%)
- Pneumonia (22 people, 15.94%)
- Weakness (19 people, 13.77%)
- Fatigue (18 people, 13.04%)
- Breathing Difficulty (17 people, 12.32%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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