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 Revlimid, and have Pain. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,276 people who have side effects when taking Potassium citrate from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 12, 2018

2,276 people reported to have side effects when taking Potassium citrate.
Among them, 19 people (0.83%) have Stroke


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Potassium citrate cause Stroke?

Time on Potassium citrate when people have Stroke *:

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

  • female: 44.44 %
  • male: 55.56 %

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Pain: 6 people, 31.58%
  2. Urinary Retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder): 4 people, 21.05%
  3. Hyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood): 4 people, 21.05%
  4. Constipation: 4 people, 21.05%
  5. Preventive Health Care: 4 people, 21.05%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Linagliptin: 4 people, 21.05%
  2. Revlimid: 4 people, 21.05%
  3. Wellbutrin: 3 people, 15.79%
  4. Lipitor: 3 people, 15.79%
  5. Urocit-K: 3 people, 15.79%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Pain: 8 people, 42.11%
  2. Cerebral Infarction (less blood supply to brain resulting tissue damage): 5 people, 26.32%
  3. Injury: 4 people, 21.05%
  4. Emotional Distress: 4 people, 21.05%
  5. Anhedonia (inability to experience pleasure from activities usually found enjoyable): 3 people, 15.79%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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