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Does takingtramadol 50 mg for 2 nights lower potassium level significantly?

can taking tramadol 50 mg for 2 nights (then cut to 25 mg for 5 nights) lower your potassium level? My mom, 89 years old, developed hallucinations, a severe anxiety attack, etc. Hospital only found low potassium. Stopped tramadol and started potassium supplements , was normal about a day later. (Her potassium level was 2.4 in hospital, now 4.8.) Thanks.
Mon, 16 Sep 2013
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Tramadol does not lower potassium levels. The reason your mother's potassium levels came up was the supplements given to her. Low potassium does not usually cause hallucinations and anxiety.
Dr K A Pottinger
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