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What kind of potassium does not have any side effects?

What kind of potassium does not have any side effects?

K side effects.: The only source of K that does not have side effects is what you get in natural foods. But even this can be dangerous if you have kidney problems. I specialize in K metabolism and happy to do 2nd opinion to better help you specifically. ...Read more

Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
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Potassium is an essential electrolyte, important in the functioning of many organs including the heart, kidneys, muscles, nerves, and digestive system. Deficiency can be caused by diseases such as kidney failure, vomiting, and diarrhea, or by ...Read more


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Side effects of potassium supppliment?

Side effects of potassium supppliment?

See below: Pottassium supplements can cause esophageal irritation or ulcers, and excess accumulation in the blood for any reason can cause heart rate disturbances and muscle weakness or paralysis. ...Read more

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Bloodtest said my potassium level was high what can the side effects fromthis be?

Bloodtest said my potassium level was high what can the side effects fromthis be?

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

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What are the side effects of low potassium to unborn child?

What are the side effects of low potassium to unborn child?

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

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What are the side effects of amoxicillin clavinuate potassium (penicillin)?

The runs: I'd say most common side effect of amox/clavulonate is loose stools. If severe, stop, if doesn't clear, call doctor. Allergy to this is generally a rash, could be throat swellling. Take afte food, all antibiotics can nauseate you or upset your stomach a bit. ...Read more

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What are side effects of taking losartan potassium to contol hypertension?

What are side effects of taking losartan potassium to contol hypertension?

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

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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?

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?

Here are some....: Not all products in the market are well tested for possible side effects or interactions with others, and not all the doctors know all these; in reality, knowing all to assure everything we consume is perfectly safe is impossible. To help how to eat, go to peruse articles in https://ebettercare. Com/how-and-what-should-we-eat-and-drink/, https://ebettercare. Com/overlooked-tips-of-eating/. Best.... ...Read more

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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!

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

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Is it safe to take milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) every day to help with constipation with a multivitamin? Heard it can deplete potassium.

Is it safe to take milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) every day to help with constipation with a multivitamin? Heard it can deplete potassium.

Cobstipation: Daily laxative may be necessary in some people, but only after they have had their colon evaluated by colonoscopy first and the source of constipation thoroughly evaluated and if psyllium and fiber don't suffice. ...Read more

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Is there any side effect for cefixime and potassium clavulanate tablets?

Yes: They are both antibiotics and can cause diarrhea, GI upset including nausea / vomiting. Sometimes headache, dizziness or allergic reaction. ...Read more

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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?

? consider neurology: I really doubt that transient lower potassium may be a cause of focal (e.g., specific side or area of the body) numbness. I would suggest potential discussion with neurologist. ...Read more

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Just read my inhalers side effect of low potassium. I have never been tested for this any idea why?

Just read my inhalers side effect of low potassium. I have never been tested for this any idea why?

Inhalers: It is usually a very transient drop in potassium that improves within an hour. I have never found anyone with a low potassium due to inhalers. ...Read more

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Is diarrhea considered to be a side effect of potassium supplements?

Is diarrhea considered to be a side effect of potassium supplements?

No: And diarrhea will cause potassium deficiency, defeating the purpose of the potassium supplement so treat it or have it evaluated. ...Read more

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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

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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?

GET IT CHECKED: You should get it checked with your doctor or the cardiologist. Your husband has chf, we don't know what his ejection fraction is, he is dizzy and having hot flashes.He should see his doc to find out what is going on with him. ...Read more

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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?

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?

RLS: Your husband may be suffering from restless leg syndrome which usually affects legs and arms but can sffect other parts of the body. Cause is unknown, but your dovtor will be able to treat your pain. Consult him for help. ...Read more

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The lump or knot on the bottom side of my tongue hurts and this pain started when I was taking antibiotics, steroids, & potassium pills?

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

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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

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