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A 68-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Not enough info here: Your potassium could be high because of a problem taking your blood. If there was difficulty taking your blood, the red blood cells can "lyse" or ope ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hugh Calkins
37 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Florinef (fludrocortisone) may help: The key to treating pots is lots of salt and fluid. Flornef can also be useful in some patients.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Potassium rich foods: I don't feel that oatmeal is particularly noted as a potassium rich food compared to bananas, citric juices, vegetables and other friuts.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Benefits of K: There are no benefits unless diet K or blood K are low. K is needed for brain, nerves, heart, muscle, Go to wikipedia for more details.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
Not recommended.: potassium supplements in general do not have any beneficial effects, unless you are diagnosed with low potassium, in which case supplements may be nec ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. W. james Chon
24 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide): Zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) is a combination pill that contains lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide. Lisinopril is an ACE inhibito ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Maybe, but why?: It would be better for absorption of both supplements if they were taken separately, such as at different meals, which would still make them easily me ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Amerling
39 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Probably: It's unusual to have a potassium that low strictly on a dietary basis, unless you were having frequent vomiting. A balanced diet should provide adequ ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Fluoride: It makes the enamel of teeth stronger and less likely to develop dental caries (cavities).
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
19 years experience in Endocrinology
Stevia: They are both sweet and can be used in cooking, although the stevia may not have the molasses flavor of sucanat.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Potassium Chloride: A supplement for people who do not have enough potassium in the body. This is caused by either taking drugs such as diuretics (water pills) or from ce ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Vasodilatation: Nitric oxide dilates blood vessels and dilating the blood vessels in the penis causes erection. Viagra (sildenafil) and related drugs work on this pr ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Feig
17 years experience in Family Medicine
For what: your question could be a bit more specific--for injections it can help for cosmetic purposes. For taking it for arthritis or to support joints, there ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tamanna Nahar
Specializes in Cardiology
Indapamide: It is a diuretic that decreases Potassium levels. Not used for lipid lowering therapy.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
No: It's only 32 milliequivalents - It's about the same as eating 4 large bananas.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Sunblock moisturizer: Many people use over-the-counter moisturizers that contain sunscreen. Avoiding exposure to the sun will let skin lighten up. However, one should take ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: There are used to correct low serum levels of potassium and magnesium respectively. They should not be used as supplements for any other purpose.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
I'll say "no": I ran a medline search just now and found exactly nothing beyond the big study from a few years back, in which magnet therapy for pain miserably faile ... Read More
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A 75-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
What can?: What are you asking to reduce k?
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alok Agrawal
33 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Investigation: Needs investigated by a doctor.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: There are no interactions thete.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Turck
16 years experience in Pharmacology
Yes: Aside from being used for high blood pressure, the uses are often highly specific and technical (apologies in advance) - here is just a partial list o ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gena Kluwe
30 years experience in Internal Medicine
On average : About 2 hours.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Shouldn't: Should be unlikely to cause any problems.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gabelman
40 years experience in Cardiology
Sodium chloride: Nacl sodium chloride commonly known as table salt is an electrical conductor that I have used to assess impulses for an ecg.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience in Pain Management
Same: These are essentially the same. Same active ingredients.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Variable: It can take a long time. Did you taper the steroids slowly or just stop cold-turkey. Sometimes totally normal response never returns. Check w/your doc ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kim Capehart
19 years experience in Dentistry
Speak to your DDS: There are many teeth whitening products but it's best to speak to your dentist.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Perfecto!: That's a typical dose. (Don't let the milligram dose fool you-that's only 32 milliequivalents per day total, not much at all).
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience in Family Medicine
In some, yes.: This is a common ingredient in skin care products. As with any compound, a person can be allergic to it. Also, it can cause irritation in some: or con ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hammes
27 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Probably not: High potassium may cause life threatening heart rhythm. Best not to mess around with it. If it is high, standard treatments are: reduce dietary inta ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Not immediatelu: A potassium level of 2.5 is not ideal, but it's not immediately dangerous. A low potassium level isn't serious until it is less than about 2.0. That ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience in Family Medicine
NO: Are you referring to calcium channel blocker? The drugs you are talking about such as viagra (sildenafil) are Phosphodiesterase inhibitors. They wil ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Be VERY careful: Most of the outfits offering "heavy metal testing" are scams, charging outrageous prices for"tests" intended to get you to buy their nutritional suppl ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Magnesium & anxiety: Magnesium deficiency can produce symptoms of anxiety & depression, like muscle weakness, fatigue, eye twitches, apprehension, nervousness, and rapid p ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes they are safe: If taken together. Take care! http://www.Drugs.Com/npc/l-theanine.Html.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
IM potassium: Is very painful and not safe
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Essential mineral: Potassium (k) is an element, it is actually a metal and forms salts easily, much like sodium. Potassium is essential to the function of muscle and ne ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Topf
Dr. Joel Topf answered
25 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Low potassium: I have used the drug for years and never seen any irregular heart beats from it.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
26 years experience in Family Medicine
May be error: Elevated potassium can be cause by any number of things. A common cause of a blood sample that wasn't prepared correctly. If the blood sample was he ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
26 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Should be monitored: You are probably on this tablet because you have low potassium levels. They are usually well tolerated but some people get gastric upset with these ta ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Potassium can be supplemented generally not a permanent condition.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ibrahim Moussa
17 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: That should not be a problem, it is always better to dilute apple cider in a cup of water to protect your tooth enamel.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
None: No known interactions. Shouldn't be a problem.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes,but drink it all: You can mix the two together, but then you have to be sure you or your child drinks every last little bit of the combination to get all of the medicin ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience in Anesthesiology
An overdose : Of potassium can stop your heart. Follow your doctor's orders and don't take more than prescribed.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Potassium intake: The amount of potassium (K) intake is dependent on several factors. One is the presence of any kidney disease, another is the amount losses of potassi ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Don't worry: It's not that bad. It's only mildly low. You can eat more bananas, orange juice, leafy green vegetables, and other vegetables. They contain more pot ... Read More
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