Potassium chloride and Muscle spasms - from FDA reports


Summary

Muscle spasms is found among people who take Potassium chloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Furosemide, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Muscle spasms 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 Oct, 03, 2017

4,809 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium chloride.
Among them, 85 people (1.77%) have Muscle spasms


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Potassium chloride cause Muscle spasms?

Time on Potassium chloride when people have Muscle spasms *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 50 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Muscle spasms when taking Potassium chloride *:

  • female: 63.41 %
  • male: 36.59 %

Age of people who have Muscle spasms when taking Potassium chloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.52 %
  • 20-29: 6.06 %
  • 30-39: 3.03 %
  • 40-49: 7.58 %
  • 50-59: 27.27 %
  • 60+: 54.55 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (14 people, 16.47%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (9 people, 10.59%)
  • Depression (8 people, 9.41%)
  • Pain (6 people, 7.06%)
  • Preventive Health Care (5 people, 5.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (16 people, 18.82%)
  • Lisinopril (15 people, 17.65%)
  • Lasix (15 people, 17.65%)
  • Prednisone (12 people, 14.12%)
  • Aspirin (12 people, 14.12%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (21 people, 24.71%)
  • Pain In Extremity (19 people, 22.35%)
  • Joint Pain (16 people, 18.82%)
  • Dizziness (16 people, 18.82%)
  • Headache (15 people, 17.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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