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Why does your potassium levels go down

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What causes palpitations with fluctuation in potassium levels?

Urgent ! My potassinwas 3.5 and really dont understand what is wrong and why it goes up and down. I ... go up and down. I am getting palaptations because inam nervous i think .. Did i take too much ...
 

Why does Potassium levels go down and how can it be brought up?

if the levels change hourly ? Daily ? Are these numbers up and down 1-2 days apart ok? And how long does it take ...Potassium was 3.6 today .. I feel cramping in feet all day . I took 30meq 's of potassium ...
 

Creatnine levels is high and potassium level low. Is it safe to go for dialysis?

's in a hospital under observation. He refuses to be put on dialysis. His potassium levels were down, therefore .... The doctors say that his hemoglobin levels are good that is why his body is still functioning well. And again ...
 

Have high potassium level. Taking Synthroid. Taking potassium pill extended release. Is it safe?

I had a potassium level of 3.5 yesterday , I don t know why it s been over a year that it goes to 3 ... drink. i am a 42 year old female. my doctors don t know why . So anyway yesterday it was 3.5 so I work ...
 

What causes low potassium levels while taking synthyriod medication?

feeling and just like now in ER with 3.3 potassium level. Infwlt heart racing and pounding and palpations ... but this potassium thing is not right and itnmakes me scared everyday that it is low . What are suggestions ? Why ...
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Low potassium levels, having bronchitis. On steroids, antibiotics. Remedies to increase levels of potassium?

hi im patty 54 and for some time now my potassium is being low i take extra pills but still low why ... shots steroid and antobic not saying to much shy potassium low just say to much water pil so u up my ...
 

Hospitalized for vomiting, given potassium, urinating dark yellow orange color. Is this because of potassium?

but after the 6th day in my hospital stay I stopped vomiting but they keep giving me potassium 5 bag s a day ... & I have been out of the Hospital for 5 day s . It this because of the potassium ? I had ask my nurse ...
 

Why is my potassium level so high?

I recently found out that my potassium is high. I did see a list of foods to avoid but nothing was mentioned about about salt. I drink plenty of milk, eat cheese and I also eat a good bit of crackers ...
 

Taking medication for low potassium levels. Feels very sleepy. Unable to drive also. Related to potassium levels?

i have low potassium fairly regularly, but have been taking prescription potassium pills (when I ... asleep at the wheel. I kept going into another lane and people were beeping at me until i finally pulled ...
 

Rapid heart beat, panic and cough, low potassium levels, anxiety. On potassium supplements. Suggest?

I am wondering why all the sudden my heart takes off racing, I start to panic and then cough ... from time to time and do have anxiety . Could current levels of stress be causing these. ...
 

Taking Diuretic replacing potassium level, losing fluids. Suggestion?

I am taking a diuretic called torsemide and i must replace my potassiume level w/ klor-con M20 ... after about three or so days i get tired ,sort of like run down and in need of a boost i lose about ...
 

Can low potassium levels cause palpitation like symptoms ?

hello im 24 yrs old. for over a years now i been having a problem with my low potassium so im havin ... going to feel palpitations so ok. but like i said i dont think that the pain i feeling is palpitations ...
 

Got hit in head. Did blood test. Liver, kidney enzymes, potassium level were high. Causes and treatment?

drink something to get my potassium level down. The next day all my levels were normal except my liver ... did blood work and my liver and kidney enzymes were above 250 and my potassium level was 6.4. My blood ...
 

Low potassium level. Help?

my grandmother was hospitalized two months ago for low potassium, electrolyte and something else, and someone told her that since she was defincent on that she only has 5yrs to live. im trying to convince her ...
 

Difficulty in walking and standing, feeling weak. Diagnosed as low potassium level. Best medicine?

potassium level goes down within the normal level. and now, it s been two days already that i feel weak ...
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what are the benefits of diclofenac potassium
Hi, Diclofenac potassium is a NSAIDs type of medicine. It is basically used in all types of pain conditions. It should be taken after meals and never empty stomach as can cause hyper-acidity. It should not be taken without doctor's prescription as can cause side effects.
 
61 yearold male - taking natrilix for hypertension. Recently when going to sleep ican hear the sound of my blood/heartbeat in right ear. A problem?
Natrilix is a diuretic, used in hypertension and can cause low potassium levels on prolonged use resulting in muscle cramps and or abnormal heart rhythm like palpitations, feeling of heart pounding. I would recommend to schedule a visit with your doctor & get your electrolyte level checked especially potassium and get an Electrocardiography (ekg) to rule out any abnormality.
 
What food or drug will help me lower my Potassium levels? Level was 5.7. I am 68 years old female with Crohns. Had a heart attack 11 yrs ago.
High Potassium levels can be treated with a Intravenous glucose and insulin mixture effectively. Also some pottassium chelators taken orally.
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