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potassium hydroxide side effects

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
K side effects.: The only source of K that does not have side effects is what you get in natural foods. But even this can be dangerous if you have kidney problems. I s ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
42 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Pottassium supplements can cause esophageal irritation or ulcers, and excess accumulation in the blood for any reason can cause heart rate disturbance ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
27 years experience 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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Dr. Swati Avashia
23 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Arrythmias: High potassium levels can cause abnormal heart rhythms, muscle weakness, fatigue, nausea, and occasionally paralysis. There are many medicines and med ... Read More
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Error or truth!: High potassium can be just a lab error or due to problem from collecting the specimen. Red blood cells break and potassium is high. Otherwise, it ca ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
35 years experience Pediatrics
Heart is in danger : Most of the k+ in the body is inside the cells. While in the uterus, placenta works to support fetal vital organs (gas exchange, toxins excretion, etc ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
34 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
The runs: I'd say most common side effect of amox/clavulonate is loose stools. If severe, stop, if doesn't clear, call doctor. Allergy to this is generally a ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Side effects: Losartan is a member of the angiotension receptor blocker (arb) class of anti-hypertensive agents. The side effects of this class of drugs are minor. ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johnny Roy
59 years experience Urology
NOT REALLY: This drug is used for bedwetting.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some....: Not all products in the market are well tested for possible side effects or interactions with others, and not all the doctors know all these; in reali ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Moran
33 years experience Cardiology
Lower dose?: You may need to lower the dose, but you should only do this with your doctor's supervision! never stop Florinef (fludrocortisone) abruptly, it could l ... Read More

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