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Potassium 4.0 with good diet. on fludrocortisone 0.1mg its 3.2 with 80meq potassium? urine potassium normal before florinef. big drop from low dose?

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Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 28 years experience
Need more info: why are you having urine k losses ? And what is the exact issue at concern. Needing large doses of k and Florinef (fludrocortisone) is not usual. Mediation are the most common reason then there are intrinsic kidney disease that cause high irons losses.

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Last updated Sep 20, 2016

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