hyperkalemia


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hyperkalemia

[‚hī·pər·kə′lē·mē·ə]
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There were, however, no significant increases in the incidence of serum potassium more than 6 retool/L, hospitalization leading to treatment discontinuation, hospitalization for/or deaths due to hyperkalemia, or hospitalizations for worsening renal function, he said.
Hyperkalemia associated with angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors is most common in patients with:
Hyperkalemia also can be due to medications that increase blood potassium levels.
In our study, we invastigated 100 patients who had ECG with true hyperkalemia.
Second, in a retrospective review of healthy young women being treated for acne with spironolactone, the hyperkalemia rate was no higher than in a matched control group.
The residents were tasked with exploring and respecting the patient's treatment goals, given her hormonal transition hormone therapy and to make a plan for managing her hypertension and hyperkalemia.
However, in patients taking ACE inhibitors or ARBs for hypertension, increasing potassium intake must be approached with caution because of the potential for these drugs to cause hyperkalemia.
Within the meta-analysis, ARBs didn't increase risk of cough, headache, or hyperkalemia.
Hyperkalemia is not listed in nebivolol summary of product characteristics (SmPC)(8,9).
The initial ECG (Figure 1) suggested hyperkalemia as the cause of the wide-QRS tachycardia even though the serum potassium was only moderately elevated (6.
The patient received normal saline boluses to supplement sodium, kayexalate to chelate potassium, and calcium gluconate to antagonize the membrane actions of hyperkalemia.