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Weakness, anemia, inflamed pancreas, dehydration, low potassium levels, had IV drips, prescribed folic acid, B1. Can I take potassium supplements?

I am wondering if anemia is ever cured? I was diagnosed with it about three weeks ago. In addition, I had an inflamed pancreas , dehydration and low potassium levels. I was on an iv drip for 4 days, then took pill verison of potassium. Upon discharge, I was told to take folic acid and B-1 (which I have done but I am feeling weak again. Is it safe to take potassium supplements over the counter?
Sat, 16 Jun 2012
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Hi plz tell me your age and weight. There r types of anemia plz tell which is the anemiau r sufferingfrom. Do not purchase any otc medicine. My advice will be better u show to some good hematologist and get your blood profile done and revert me if u feel. Bye and take care.
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