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A 45-year-old male asked:

When treating genetically-induced hypokalemia (3 members of my immediate family have it), how much oral potassium should be taken on a daily basis?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Liesa Harte
Family Medicine 30 years experience
What did your doctor: What did your doctor tell you? Surely they advised you on how much potassium to take daily.
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Hypokalemia: This is a very difficult question as there are several causes of inherited hypokalemia. Need many more details to be able to help. I specialize in this and happy to help.
Last updated Jul 13, 2017
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