U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

What are the dangers of potassium sorbate

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atique Mirza
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 32 years experience
It depends: If you do not hint potassium it might be ok but taking Lisinopril may cause high potassium and the idea of taking potassium may not be tight. At time ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 45 years experience
Preservative: Potassium sorbate is a natural preservative that serves basically the same function as sulfites. It is also used as a flavor enhancer in baby food. ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
Family Medicine 31 years experience
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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
A Verified Doctoranswered
45 years experience
Potassium 5.4: Potassium 5.4 is not dangerous. However, that value leaves little margin for diet potassium, so you must restrict potassium foods
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
The body is a marvelous organ in preserving itself even during such conditions by holding on to what it needs and discarding others. Fasting- if total... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Not usually: Low needs to be supplemented can aggravate effects of some medications. If on diuretic potassium supplementation indicated. Otherwise dietary suppleme... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
very dangerous: He needs on going medical treatment. Both problems are treatable.
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Would avoid on HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide): For most people the master cleanse would not be dangerous for 3 days (but i don't advise it) but it could be dangerous for someone taking hydorchlorot... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
A Verified Doctoranswered
45 years experience
IV Potassium: IV potassium is painful to veins and dangerous, too. Standard limit is 10-20 meq per hour IV DILUTED IN AT LEAST 100 CC FLUID. If diluted in 1000 cc,... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
There can be: some danger as well as some physical conditions that are worsened by a low potassium. There are also endocrine abnormalities that can produce low pota... Read More
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership