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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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K Dur (Definition)

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


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Why doesn't my Lasix work? I take 60mg of Lasix and i also take atenolol, spironolactone and k-dur. I am always swollen in my legs, ankles and top of feet. The water pills don't work every day like they should. I have hypertension, hypertensive cardiovasc

Why doesn't my Lasix work? I take 60mg of Lasix and i also take atenolol, spironolactone and k-dur. I am always swollen in my legs, ankles and top of feet. The water pills don't work every day like they should. I have hypertension, hypertensive cardiovasc

Consult kidney doc: Lasix should be dosed atleast twice a day for maximum effect. Salt intake should be restricted. Higher doses are needed if you have kidney problem or low albumin in the blood.Most important, talk to your doctor to figure out why your legs are swollen.It can be due to poor circulation which may not respond to Lasix. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to go to the doctor for the swelling? I take 60mg of Lasix and i also take atenolol, spironolactone and k-dur. I am always swollen in my legs, ankles and top of feet. The water pills don't work every day like they should.

There : There is a lot that is not known here. Don't know how long you have been on a trial of the current medication regimen. Don't know how high your blood pressure is running or if you have any congestive heart failure. Would recommend that you call your doctor or his / her medical staff to pose this question. ...Read more

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When should a patient take k-dur?

When should a patient take k-dur?

Low potassium: K-Dur is used to treat patients with low potassium levels or to prevent low potassium. Oftentimes (but not always), this occurs in patients taking diuretics (or “water pills”) for blood pressure. ...Read more

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Why doesn't my Lasix work? I take 60mg of Lasix and i also take atenolol, spironolactone and k-dur. I am always swollen in my legs, ankles and top of feet. The water pills don't work every day like they should. I have hypertension, hypertensive cardiovasc

Consult kidney doc: Lasix should be dosed atleast twice a day for maximum effect. Salt intake should be restricted. Higher doses are needed if you have kidney problem or low albumin in the blood.Most important, talk to your doctor to figure out why your legs are swollen.It can be due to poor circulation which may not respond to Lasix. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to go to the doctor for the swelling? I take 60mg of Lasix and i also take atenolol, spironolactone and k-dur. I am always swollen in my legs, ankles and top of feet. The water pills don't work every day like they should.

There : There is a lot that is not known here. Don't know how long you have been on a trial of the current medication regimen. Don't know how high your blood pressure is running or if you have any congestive heart failure. Would recommend that you call your doctor or his / her medical staff to pose this question. ...Read more

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I have recently been hospitalized for community based mersa , I have monthly outbreaks and can't seem to find awncer to why I keep getting monthly outbreaks. What causes new outbreaks and his can I prevent another outbreak?

I have recently been hospitalized for community based mersa , I have monthly outbreaks and can't seem to find awncer to why I keep getting monthly outbreaks. What causes new outbreaks and his can I prevent  another outbreak?

Meds/ strict hygiene: Seems like you should be talking to your established doc. There is no simple fix. You will need ongoing care and monitoring. Suggest they consider a trial of mupirocin, Chlorhexidine and hygiene interventions. ...Read more