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A 29-year-old female asked:

Metoprolol 50mg 2x daily. benicar (olmesartan) hct 20/12.5 1x daily. potassium level 3.0. how dangerous is this?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Low potassium: Your potassium is too low. It can lead to cardiac arrhythmias. If it gets lower, it can cause muscle weakness and paralysis. Please supplement it under a doctor's supervision (too much is even worse than too little).
Last updated Jan 31, 2014

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