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Potassium Hydroxide Side Effects
May be error: Elevated potassium can be cause by any number of things. A common cause of a blood sample that wasn't prepared correctly. If the blood sample was hemolyzed, potassium levels can rise. Certain medicines can cause elevated potassium. Side effects are minimal. High levels of potassium can cause heart rhythm problems. Make sure you follow up with your physician. ...Read more
Heart is in danger: Most of the k+ in the body is inside the cells. While in the uterus, placenta works to support fetal vital organs (gas exchange, toxins excretion, etc.) after birth newborn needs to support himself and with severe hypokalemia most of the vital organs would be in failure: heart (rhabdomyolysis & arrhythmia), kidneys, gastrointestinal (paralitic ileus), respiratory - from ascending paralysis, etc. ...Read more
Side effects: Losartan is a member of the angiotension receptor blocker (arb) class of anti-hypertensive agents. The side effects of this class of drugs are minor. The only serious one that can develop is a high potassium level. At your age, I would expect that you have no chronic kidney disease of any significance so I do not think that you will have this problem, at present. ...Read more
Is coca powder from cadbury company very good for health as it is high in iron & potassium. Any long-term hazards apart from side effects of caffeine?
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Florinef (fludrocortisone) for pots 50mcg felt a lot better now. 1mg feel dizzy and sick. Will these side effects go? Potassium is fine weekly blood test. Ughh!
Lower dose?: You may need to lower the dose, but you should only do this with your doctor's supervision! Never stop Florinef (fludrocortisone) abruptly, it could lead to fatal adrenal crisis if you were previously on it for awhile. Florinef (fludrocortisone) supresses your body's natural production of cortisol, so stopping suddenly can cause low cortisol crisis. ...Read more
Are there any side effects I should worry about if I have my 9 year old son use Milk of Magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) as a deodorant?
Treated wart w/ potassium/sodium hydroxide for 3 days. Hurt some healthy cells. Area now full of pinkish plasma + dark gooey cells. Is this normal?
Get seen: That stuff is too strong for warts. It's A dangerous home remedy. If this gets worse, get seen. ...Read more
Used potassium+sodium hydroxide on wart for 3 days 2x/day. Now area has dark gooey cells w/out feeling, oozing pinkish plasma. Normal regrowth, or bad?
Alkali burn: You'll probably want to get seen now. I am sorry someone recommended this as a home remedy ...Read more
If I'm allergic to latex does that mean I'm also allergic to potassium thioglycolate and calcium hydroxide? I am burning and red from using nair
Is kojic acid soap safe for pregnant? Ingredients: cocos nucifera, sodium hydroxide, potassium lactate, glycerin, kojic acid dipalmitate, Tetrasodium Eti
Is it safe to take milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) every day to help with constipation with a multivitamin? Heard it can deplete potassium.
Side effect of fludrocortisone is irregular heartbeat is this due to the drug or if it lowered potassium?
Low potassium: I have used the drug for years and never seen any irregular heart beats from it. ...Read more
Potassium was<6, Potassium was 2.5, levels have gone up but I am still numb on right side and its been 4 months. Doc. Wasn't sure of the cause?
Just read my inhalers side effect of low potassium. I have never been tested for this any idea why?
Which is best potassium sparing drug for htn (less side effect, effective, and popular) that you would recommend for your patients. Thanks.?
Is salt restriction really necessary for hypertension? Is there any side effect of salt substitute (potassium chloride) that I should be aware of?
Potassium and HBP: In the absence of chronic kidney disease, potassium ingestion has a beneficial effect on blood pressure. A review article showed that increased potassium intake is potentially beneficial to most people without impaired renal handling of potassium for the prevention and control of elevated blood pressure and stroke. Here is the link: http://www. Bmj. Com/content/346/bmj. F1378. Speak to your physician. ...Read more
Which is best potassium sparing drug for htn (less side effect, effective, &popular) spironolactone or triamterene you recommend for your patients.?
My husband chf, and only pumps 17 pre. Today he is very dizziy, tried, soure, and is haveing hot flashes. Could this be a side effect of low potassium?
My hubby has severe cramps in his legs, sides, stomach. Potassium is fine. Only happens at night. He screams with pain. What can b done?
The lump or knot on the bottom side of my tongue hurts and this pain started when I was taking antibiotics, steroids, & potassium pills?
This maybe...: Unrelated to the meds that you were taking. A swelling near the tongue should be examined by your dentist or oral surgeon. ...Read more
Hi doc, I have been experiencing pain in both of my legs (inner side) above ankle. Calcium, potassium, protein, x rays. Tests are normal. Any help?
What is Cause: Are these pains activity related? Overuse injuries, improper shoe wear, sudden increase training, running on hard surfaces, etc could cause leg pain. It could something as simple as being dehydrated. The wrong footwear could affect the alignment of your foot or ankle and should be evaluated. Check magnesium and consider bone scan for stress fracture. Compartment testing for recurrent symptoms. ...Read more