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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?

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?

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 ...

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 ...

Why ca is added in the treatment of hypokalemia?

Posted 18 Mar 2013 by get dove 1 answer

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.

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 ...

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