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    Is SYP necessary for CNS tuberculoma?

My wife is suffering from CNS TUBERCULOMA/ BRAIN TB .Dr has advised her Syp Potklor in addition to ATT drugs. Pl enlighten us whether this syp is necessary? what is the fuction of this syp?
Mon, 29 Aug 2011
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Thanks for the query
Your wife has been prescribed with potassium replacement. Maybe during her stay in the hospital the potassium had decreased which needs to be replaced.
Low potassium is known to cause muscle weakness and increased tiredness

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