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A potassium test is used to measure levels of potassium. Your doctor may suggest that you have a potassium test if they suspect high blood pressure (hypertension) or kidney disease.
Acetazolamide prophylaxis in hypokalemic periodic paralysis.
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Nov 25, 2010 ... Prophylactic treatment is necessary when the attacks are frequent. Hypokalemic periodic paralyses. During attacks, oral potassium ...
MAXZIDE (triamterene and hydrochlorothiazide) combines triamterene, a potassium-conserving diuretic, with the natriuretic agent, hydrochlorothiazide. This fixed combination drug is not indicated for the initial therapy of edema or hypertension except in individuals in whom the development of hypokalemia cannot be risked.
To determine whether your potassium concentration is within normal limits and to help evaluate an electrolyte imbalance, to monitor chronic or acute hyperkalemia or hypokalemia
Diabetic ketoacidosis is treated with fluids, electrolytes and insulin. Perhaps surprisingly, the most common complications of diabetic ketoacidosis are related to this lifesaving treatment: Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). Insulin allows sugar to enter your cells. This causes your blood sugar level to drop. If your blood sugar level drops too quickly, you may develop low blood sugar. Low potassium (hypokalemia). The fluids used to treat diabetic ketoacidosis may cause your potassium level to drop too low. A low potassium level can impair the activities of your heart, muscles and nerves. Swelling in the brain (cerebral edema). Adjusting your blood sugar level too quickly can produce swelling...
Reply from the Authors : Periodic paralysis
by I Kantola - 1996
Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis: A Model for a Clinical and ...
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