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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?

Exalgo - Chronic constipation and what to take?

Posted 13 Apr 2013 by cassienino 9 answers

I am on 2 mg of bumex and 8 mg of exalgo. I am also potassium deficient and take 60 meq a day. What could I possibly take for extreme constipation without lowering my potassium too much! If increasing water consumption is your answer, this will not work because it will be excreted out with the ...

Hypokalemia - how do you get a 12 year old to eat foods with potassium in them ie bananas ?

Posted 28 Aug 2012 by beaton 10 7 answers

Do they really help? Is there anyone else out ther in this age group who suffers from this problem? it started at 12 when he was under severe stress.

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 ...

Would an increase in heart rate due to medication make me feel tired?

Posted 28 May 2011 by msetley2 2 answers

Spironolactone (Aldactone) does seem to be keeping my BP under control, but it has significantly raised my heart rate - from the 60's to the high 80's, topping out at 108. Is this why I'm so tired?

Does anyone take a multivitiman with Lisinopril I would like to take centrium multivitamin A-Z?

Posted 9 Aug 2010 by Toni1119 2 answers

... Also I woul like to thank everyone who is answering my Question this is new territory to me since i never been sick like this with Blood pressure and Hypokalemia issues . Im just trying to soak this in. The onthign in my life i have is asthma so I appreciat everyone who answer God Bless

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 ...

Hypokalemia - I have been hypokalemic for over 15 years. The only reason I have a prescription for?

Posted 22 Sep 2011 by Debbie284 2 answers

... potassium is my GP is a caring and understanding person. I have been to several nephrologists and they act like this is all in my head. My GP would rather not give me the prescription, and believe me it isn't enough to sustain me, I have to supplement with OTC potassium too to keep my ...

What are hyponatremia, hypokalemia, hypochloremia, and hyperuricemia?

Posted 27 Mar 2014 by Kiljoy 1 answer

My brother is taking bumetanide- 1mg twice daily and is experiencing many side effects. His symptoms are: leg cramping, severe throat constriction, headache, chest pain, jaw pain, and shortness of breath. The side effects say you can develop hyponatremia, hypokalemia, hypochloremia, and ...

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 ...

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?

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