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A 26-year-old male asked:

On fludrocortisone and need 12 sando k potassium to maintain normal levels. what should i do if i get norovirus and cant keep potassium down?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Worrying too much: Your K+ issue is only troublesome if you are vomiting excessively for more than a couple of days (Norovirus usually affects people for that duration). You can replenish the fluid and electrolytes by drinking a Rx electrolyte liquid or even OTC sports drinks.

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