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Potassium Chloride/Sodium Chloride - What actions does the manufacturer recommend the nurse take?

Posted 24 Jan 2012 by bbeyer 5 answers

... when administering potassium chloride IV and the client complains of severe burning pain in the extremity in which it is infusing?

Benazepril and food and salt substitutes to avoid while taking these drugs?

Posted 14 Sep 2017 by dmgreg 4 answers

I am taking benazepril and Lexapro and a 81 mg aspirin tablet. I know I have to avoid salt substitutes or food that contains high amount of potassium. I am now checking all foods for anything that contains in the ingredients listing that says potassium chloride. I have two questions - what are the ...

Hep C cirrhosis feeling crampiness on legs every day. I went to visit my doctor low potassium.

Posted 19 Sep 2017 by Marisograteful 2 answers

My question is can I be a candidate for Harvoni if I already have cirrhosis of the Liver? Before I was on a treatment and a red flag came up on one of the medicines I was on. I got scared and when my doctor called me that night to explain to me what was happening. I told him I already knew this and ...

The MD ordered potassium chloride 5 meq orally. The packet reads potassium chloride 20 meq/15 ml.

Posted 8 Aug 2017 by dpempsell 1 answer

How many ml of potassium chloride do I give?

Low potassium and kidneys?

Posted 15 Mar 2017 by Sasha24 1 answer

I have cirrhosis of the liver and undergo paracentesis far too often now. My last one was Friday (3/10) and they had a nephrologist look over my blood work. They called me yesterday to tell me that my potassium level in my kidneys was very low. I'm unable to get through to my primary care ...

Low potassium solution?

Posted 15 Jul 2016 by Penguinxpower 1 answer

NOTE: I do have a doctor s appt. Soon and will be asking same questions, just want some answers from someone who s been through the same or has some knowledge. Ok so, I went to the ER the other day from pain in my chest along with shortness of breath , muscle pain and dizziness. They did a few ...

Low potassium levels and Enalapril?

Posted 6 Jul 2016 by Dante1963 0 answers

I take Enalapril Maleate to treat high blood pressure, 20mg once a day. For some time i have been dealing with a heart rate that will go up, sometimes during or after psysical activity, other times without significant activity. Enalapril is supposed to raise potassium levels but in blood tests mine ...

Fluoxetine - Will the medicine make me have a Hypokalemia episode?

Posted 9 Apr 2016 by CLCIrelynn 0 answers

I was diagnosed with Hypokalemia recently and was given potassium in both pill form and an IV. I've since gone to the doctors and he feels I need this medicine to help me not be so afraid of it happening again. While reading up on this medicine I've seen Hypokalemia listed as a possible ...

Spironolactone - will it interact with proactive?

Posted 11 Mar 2016 by Dee2ab 1 answer

Hemodialysis - can anyone help/advise a good diet for someone on a low potassium low fluid intake?

Posted 17 Feb 2016 by jennifermmoore 0 answers

... diet. It is for my brother, he is on 500ml fluid restriction per day. Not a lot! Just need some menu ideas as he is on the Heamodialysis due to a transplanted Kidney being surgecially removed less than a week ago. He currently has no kidney function and on dialysis 3 times per week for 4 hours ...

Which blood pressure medication does not cause hyperkalemia?

Posted 3 Nov 2015 by gracehebert 0 answers

I have low potassium levels. Am just starting BP medications for severe BP spikes and a short time ago 500 mg of potassium.

Hypokalemia - Is bio K-20 -1500MG effective brand of potassium?

Posted 5 Sep 2015 by Curious about 50 0 answers

I have been prescribe K-dur 20 and bio k-20 which is more effective? Are they the same product just different names?

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