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I drink a lot of bottled water. Noticed dipotassium phosphate was listed in the ingredients. Will this raise my potassium levels to a dangerous level?

I drink a lot of bottled water. Noticed dipotassium phosphate was listed in the ingredients. Will this raise my potassium levels to a dangerous level?

Water and K: 44 M from tx drinks lots of water some for which contains K. find out how many mg is in each bottle and then calculate how much you are drinking a day. Most can consume more that 5,000 mg a day with no problem and suspect the is very little in what you are drinking. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Phosphate (Definition)

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What is significance of low phosphate when all other tests are normal?

What is significance of low phosphate when all other tests are normal?

Lab error?: Possible to have vit d deficiency or hyperparathyroid. Other causes are usually pretty obvious and still others are very rare. I would repeat lab test first. ...Read more

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Does tricalcium phosphate absorb well?

Does tricalcium phosphate absorb well?

OK: Put a pill in a glass of water and see how long it takes to dissolve. The absorption of calcium is complex requiring transport mechanisms controlled by hormones such as parathormone from your parathyroid glands. ...Read more

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What exactly is glycose 6 phosphate dehydrogenase?

What exactly is glycose 6 phosphate dehydrogenase?

Carbohydrate enzyme: Glucose 6 phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (g6pd deficiency) is an inherited disorder found mostly in people with african, asian, or middle eastern ancestry. G6pd helps convert carbohydrates into a more useful form. Lack of this enzyme causes red blood cells to become fragile, resulting in the rbcs bursting when stressed. This leads to hemolytic anemia. Infection, drugs & some foods can trigger. ...Read more

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Causes of 1.6 phosphate level all other bloodwork normal?

Lab error?: Possible to have vit d deficiency or hyperparathyroid. Other causes are usually pretty obvious and still others are very rare. I would repeat lab test first. ...Read more

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Iam using codeine phosphate for a decade.How can I quit?

Gradual reduction: Reduce quantity used by about 20% every 3-4 days. Ideally, talk to dr for assistance and monitoring. ...Read more

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Could codeine phosphate get you high?

Codeine: All opioids if not used appropriately can produce a "high" and codeine is not exempt. ...Read more

Dr. Sewa Legha
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K Phos (Definition)

K-Phos is a mineral which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more