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A 40-year-old female asked:

Can triamterene affect aldo/renin serum levels? trying to determine cause of hypokalemia, been on dyazide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) 8 years for leg edema w/o issue, now low k.

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Hypokalemia: Yes it can. Especially if you have primary aldosteroneism which is very come in those with low K problems. Ask your Dr to get checked for Conn's Syndrome. I trained with Dr. Conn. So happy to help your Dr if help is needed.

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Last updated Apr 27, 2020

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