Potassium chloride and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation 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 Pain. This review analyzes which people have Constipation 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 Aug, 21, 2017

4,809 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium chloride.
Among them, 134 people (2.79%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Potassium chloride cause Constipation?

Time on Potassium chloride when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 91.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 53.12 %
  • male: 46.88 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.33 %
  • 30-39: 3.49 %
  • 40-49: 5.81 %
  • 50-59: 15.12 %
  • 60+: 73.26 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (17 people, 12.69%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (16 people, 11.94%)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (14 people, 10.45%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (12 people, 8.96%)
  • Diabetes (12 people, 8.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (33 people, 24.63%)
  • Lasix (28 people, 20.90%)
  • Furosemide (28 people, 20.90%)
  • Prednisone (25 people, 18.66%)
  • Dexamethasone (21 people, 15.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (45 people, 33.58%)
  • Nausea (36 people, 26.87%)
  • Weakness (34 people, 25.37%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (33 people, 24.63%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (30 people, 22.39%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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