Potassium citrate and Stroke - from FDA reports

Stroke is found among people who take Potassium citrate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Urocit-K, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Stroke with Potassium citrate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,749 people who have side effects when taking Potassium citrate from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 08, 2018

1,749 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium citrate.
Among them, 15 people (0.86%) have Stroke

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Potassium citrate cause Stroke?

Time on Potassium citrate when people have Stroke *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 100 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Stroke when taking Potassium citrate *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Stroke when taking Potassium citrate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 7.69 %
  • 30-39: 7.69 %
  • 40-49: 23.08 %
  • 50-59: 7.69 %
  • 60+: 53.85 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Pain: 3 people, 20.00%
  2. Urinary Retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder): 2 people, 13.33%
  3. Cataplexy (loss of muscle tone accompanied by full conscious awareness): 2 people, 13.33%
  4. Constipation: 2 people, 13.33%
  5. Gastric Disorder (disease of stomach): 2 people, 13.33%
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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Wellbutrin: 3 people, 20.00%
  2. Lipitor: 3 people, 20.00%
  3. Urocit-K: 3 people, 20.00%
  4. Pepcid: 2 people, 13.33%
  5. Digoxin: 2 people, 13.33%
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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Pain: 7 people, 46.67%
  2. Emotional Distress: 4 people, 26.67%
  3. Injury: 4 people, 26.67%
  4. Anhedonia (inability to experience pleasure from activities usually found enjoyable): 3 people, 20.00%
  5. Cerebral Infarction (less blood supply to brain resulting tissue damage): 3 people, 20.00%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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