Potassium chloride and Jaundice - yellow skin - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Jaundice - yellow skin is found among people who take Potassium chloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Potassium chloride and have Jaundice - yellow skin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,472 people who have side effects when taking Potassium chloride from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Oct, 03, 2022

11,472 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium chloride.
Among them, 25 people (0.22%) have Jaundice - yellow skin.

What is Potassium chloride?

Potassium chloride has active ingredients of potassium chloride. It is often used in hypokalemia. eHealthMe is studying from 12,125 Potassium chloride users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Jaundice - yellow skin?

Jaundice - yellow skin (a yellowish pigmentation of the skin) is found to be associated with 2,873 drugs and 2,816 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Potassium chloride and Jaundice - yellow skin reports submitted per year:

Could Potassium chloride cause Jaundice - yellow skin?

Time on Potassium chloride when people have Jaundice - yellow skin *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 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 Jaundice - yellow skin when taking Potassium chloride *:

  • female: 40 %
  • male: 60 %

Age of people who have Jaundice - yellow skin when taking Potassium chloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4.76 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 14.29 %
  • 50-59: 19.05 %
  • 60+: 61.9 %

Common drugs people take besides Potassium chloride *:

  1. Pantoprazole: 7 people, 28.00%
  2. Aspirin: 6 people, 24.00%
  3. Nexium: 6 people, 24.00%
  4. Acetaminophen: 5 people, 20.00%
  5. Aldactone: 4 people, 16.00%
  6. Prednisone: 4 people, 16.00%
  7. Ativan: 4 people, 16.00%
  8. Oxycontin: 4 people, 16.00%
  9. Nitrofurantoin: 4 people, 16.00%
  10. Lorazepam: 4 people, 16.00%

Common side effects people have besides Jaundice - yellow skin *:

  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 8 people, 32.00%
  2. Pain: 7 people, 28.00%
  3. Anaemia (lack of blood): 7 people, 28.00%
  4. Fever: 7 people, 28.00%
  5. Diarrhea: 6 people, 24.00%
  6. Breathing Difficulty: 6 people, 24.00%
  7. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 6 people, 24.00%
  8. Fall: 5 people, 20.00%
  9. Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling): 4 people, 16.00%
  10. Bursitis (inflammation of a bursa, typically one in the knee, elbow, or shoulder): 4 people, 16.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Pain: 4 people, 16.00%
  2. Urinary Tract Infection: 3 people, 12.00%
  3. Hyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood): 2 people, 8.00%
  4. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 2 people, 8.00%
  5. Breast Cancer Metastatic: 2 people, 8.00%
  6. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 2 people, 8.00%
  7. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 2 people, 8.00%
  8. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles): 1 person, 4.00%
  9. Back Pain: 1 person, 4.00%
  10. Fluid Imbalance (imbalance of fluid in body in intake and fluid lost): 1 person, 4.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Potassium chloride and have Jaundice - yellow skin?

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How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on potassium chloride (the active ingredients of Potassium chloride) and Potassium chloride (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

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