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  1. Calf cramps? muscle tight from anxiety??
    ... Potassium , magnesium are supposed to relieve cramps. I get...

  2. another question
    ... 1000mgs L-Lysine – 500 mgs Sea kelp- 100 mgs Potassium –99 mgs Vitamin B-12 – 1000mgs Chromium...
    ... 1000mgs L-Lysine – 500 mgs Sea kelp- 100 mgs Potassium –99 mgs Vitamin B-12 – 1000mgs Chromium...

  3. Help!!!!
    ... adrenaline blocker and what scares me is that too much potassium could be bad, if I have an allergic reaction I am...

  4. Looking for a zoloft combination
    ... for Lotensin Moderate-to-high dietary intake of potassium can cause hyperkalemia in some patients who are using ... inhibitors. In some cases, affected patients were using a potassium -rich salt substitute. ACE inhibitors can promote hyperkalem ... inhibitors be advised to avoid moderately high or high potassium dietary intake. Particular attention should be paid ... to the potassium content of salt substitutes. Food Interaction...

Phobias board

  1. Perimenopause with Anxiety, Agraphobia and Panic Attacks!
    ... I am allergic to housework. I started taking that potassium citrate for kidney stones. I read online that people...
    ... I am allergic to housework. I started taking that potassium citrate for kidney stones. I read online that people...
    ... saying. I have felt some better today. I think that potassium might be helping some. I feel a little tired but...
    ... Wish I could do potassium but I get major D and gas & cramps! I finally have...
    ... love fresh tomatoes and such. Corn and all. Yep, Potassium I hope will help my IBS C. So far it has some I think...
    ... love fresh tomatoes and such. Corn and all. Yep, Potassium I hope will help my IBS C. So far it has some I think ... Polly Polly, are the docs recommending you take potassium to get rid of kidney stones? Did u have a low blood ... potassium ? Let me know, please. Andrea...
    ... water pill. Prescription one but he never put me on potassium . So not really realizing it I felt like c..... after ... perimenopause again but my doctor said it could be potassium . That was my GP. He put me on potassium and it helped ... but I should have been on Potassium citrate. That is what they usually give you for stone...
    ... water pill. Prescription one but he never put me on potassium . So not really realizing it I felt like c..... after ... perimenopause again but my doctor said it could be potassium . That was my GP. He put me on potassium and it helped ... but I should have been on Potassium citrate. That is what they usually give you for stone ... period due now or by Sat. I'll have to take extra potassium . Thanks for the info. YOu doing okay? Andrea...
    ... anxiety. I don't know if part of mine might be the new potassium pills. I didn't take any yesterday. Called the dr...
    ... Hi Polly. I don't think it's the Potassium , it wouldn't make your heart race unless you were ... happened because you began to spot or bleed. Check the Potassium first to make sure you are not getting too much and ... hormones, the wonderful DECLINE! LOL ARe you taking Potassium through Prescription or a vitamin. Let me know. ...
    ... but here we go again. Yesterday, I didn't take any potassium citrate. Today I took one after breakfast but I still ... I know this comes and goes off and on for yrs. The potassium Citrate if for my kidney stones.Something to do with...
    ... but here we go again. Yesterday, I didn't take any potassium citrate. Today I took one after breakfast but I still ... I know this comes and goes off and on for yrs. The potassium Citrate if for my kidney stones.Something to do with ... taightened out Monday.Hugs ,Polly Is is a prescription Potassium or vitamin? Andrea...
    ... Hi Andrea, It is prescription. Potassium citrate. I take it three times a day. How you feeling...
    ... Hi Andrea, It is prescription. Potassium citrate. I take it three times a day. How you feeling ... Polly Ok. Yes, your doc needs to watch prescription Potassium . Well, you see how you were feeling before your period...
    ... Didn't have anymore papitations but I cut back on the potassium citrate. I still need to talk to her though. Really ... reading and there is alot you shouldn't take with potassium citrate. I hope that didn't cause my problem. Hugs...
    ... Didn't have anymore papitations but I cut back on the potassium citrate. I still need to talk to her though. Really ... reading and there is alot you shouldn't take with potassium citrate. I hope that didn't cause my problem. Hugs ... seriously the Xanax would interfere or react to the Potassium . Xanax pretty much can be taken with anything. It...
    ... tomorrow and ask them about taking my vitiman with potassium Citrate.LOL they finally called me about 5pm today...
    ... be able to take magnesium with it and calcium since potassium , Calcium and magnesium support one another in the ... thyroid doesn't support stress and that I was lacking Potassium . My blood Potassium was good when I drew blood but...
    ... Andrea, the doctor called. That was fast about my potassium . This was a different nurse thank goodness. You know ... taking two a day. So they do blood work. Guess what my potassium is low so he told me to take three a day. Then he ... peeing it all out.. lol I sure don 't want to od on potassium . We will see . I will be anxoius to know what my blood...
    ... Polly, you are not going to od on Potassium . Take the three a day so your potassium can come ... up. Potassium is important. I'm surprised you're not in agony with ... The magnesium and calcium should help you absorb potassium , or at least the magnesium. You should ask your doc ... to check your magnesium level. Generally, if Potassium is low, then magnesium is low also. You may have ... little palpitation due to your period coming on. Potassium and magnesium help stop palpitations. STill haven...
    ... Hi Andrea, I doubt I will OD on potassium . I was kind of joking. I am wondering and seriously ... if my potassium was low for a long time since my gyn did that test ... and it was low on that other potassium I was taking. It wasn't potassium citrate. I was ... reading about the mag. working with potassium too. I hope your group therpy goes well tonight....
    ... up about the lower GI. I am going to ask him about potassium lose and maybe if that could have caused some of my...
    ... up about the lower GI. I am going to ask him about potassium lose and maybe if that could have caused some of my...
    ... Hi Andrea, Well, he didn't say much about the potassium causing pain or C. He said it can though. He told...
    ... my side hasn't hurt.... I dont' know what but that potassium citrate has done something to my IBS. I am sure after...
    ... hear your stomach is better, that is great news! Potassium is a wonderful thing when you're body is in great ... muscle contractions? I would imagine not having enough potassium in your body you maybe had twitches or muscle cramps...
    ... different times. Anyway, Can you believe this my potassium is still low. I am taking Potassium citrate as you...
    ... different times. Anyway, Can you believe this my potassium is still low. I am taking Potassium citrate as you ... others I know who've been on water pills, you lose potassium . So by them increasing your potassium and decreasing ... water pill, they are doing the right thing for you. Potassium is a very very important mineral in the body. Without ... potassium your heart will suffer greatly. You are low and they ... low, it takes time to come up and by increasing your potassium , so hopefully it will come up. Don't worry and I...
    ... prayers. I am sure it will be ok. Just that all this potassium is making pee all day. lol I don't take a water pill ... was reading up on when you body doesn't take care of potassium correctly and I have already had heart papitations...
    ... prayers. I am sure it will be ok. Just that all this potassium is making pee all day. lol I don't take a water pill ... was reading up on when you body doesn't take care of potassium correctly and I have already had heart papitations...
    ... out of my skin. lol I tell you. I hope they get my potassium straight soon. either that or it is peri.. or both...
    ... out of my skin. lol I tell you. I hope they get my potassium straight soon. either that or it is peri.. or both ... feeling anxiety lately, aren't we? I doubt it's your potassium , probably just alot of anxiety from hormone change...
    ... last time.Bloodwork for me tomorrow. I wonder if my potassium is up. I doubt it. lol Hope you get to feeling better...
    ... last time.Bloodwork for me tomorrow. I wonder if my potassium is up. I doubt it. lol Hope you get to feeling better...
    ... kidney stones. I read your old post, Snowdove, about potassium and stones. I'm desperate to find a way to get rid...
    ... Hi, Yep I have been taking potassium and a duretic now for about a year. Problem was my...
    ... already forming. This, in spite of my diet. I'm taking potassium and magnesium supplements, vitamin B12, plus some...
    ... Hi, Yep I have been taking potassium and a duretic now for about a year. Problem was my...

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HIV Prevention board

  1. Help me please...
    ... my Kidney Stone are Rowatinex Capsule and ACALKA ( Potassium Citrate)... Thanks in advance.... :(...

  2. Blood Report Indicate Infection or Still having symptoms
    ... OSMOLALITY : 284 SODIUM : 139 PROTIEN TOTAL: 7.4 POTASSIUM 4.5 ALbumin: 4.7 CHLORIDE: 102 GLOBULIN: 2.7 Co2 ... MONOCYTES % 5.60 CHEMISTRY ---------- SODIUM : 140 POTASSIUM 4.7 CHLORIDE; 100 CO2 = 29 ANION GAP - 11.0 GLUCOSE...

  3. Do you think I am infected?
    ... it is: I was short on certain minerals!! Go buy a Potassium and Magnesium supplements. Take them when your feet...

Sexual Dysfunction Treatment board

  1. ACE inhibitors
    ... handle it. You do know that you should stay away from potassium salts and a lot of different drugs? You should also...

Acne board

  1. Does Yaz help acne that's not hormone related?
    ... synthetic progesterone results in elevated levels of potassium in the blood and they have no idea how this would ... as mentioned it has this side effect of elevating potassium in the blood and no one know what this does over many...

  2. Long-term antibiotic use- other options???
    ... This new type of progestin caused elevated levels of potassium in the blood and they do not know what the long term...

  3. Spiro - carcinogenic?! And does skin always get worse?
    ... chances of hyperkalemia are very low. But I do have my potassium checked every six months. Risk factors would be kidney...

  4. spironolactone for acne
    ... Stops there Testosterone harmone. I took it for potassium control 10 year ago and in 6 months I grew breasts ... not good for a man. It worked well for controlling potassium . My point is be careful with drugs that you take...
    ... Stops there Testosterone harmone. I took it for potassium control 10 year ago and in 6 months I grew breasts ... not good for a man. It worked well for controlling potassium . My point is be careful with drugs that you take...

  5. starting spirnolactone...scared
    ... The only thing my derm told me was to be wary of potassium . However, she also said, you would have to eat a ... kidney issues shouldn't take it, again because of the potassium . I also heard it makes you pee a lot. I haven't...

  6. Spironolactone using please reply
    ... medicine continues to clear your skin. Just watch your potassium intake. Take Care....

  7. question about spiro and bcp
    ... as I know the blood work will just be to test for potassium levels, but is there any way he can tell from a blood...
    ... as I know the blood work will just be to test for potassium levels, but is there any way he can tell from a blood ... tri-cyclen? The blood test will just check your potassium levels. I don't think it will show anything else...

  8. Frustrated with cycstic acne
    ... and so far so good. However, you need to watch your potassium intake...like the doc told me to stop eating so many...

  9. Yaz and Spironolactone Question
    ... watching TV and the Yaz commercial said it may raise potassium levels. So I went to the yaz website and Spironolactone...

  10. Spironolactone and hormonal effects
    ... but of course I have to go back in a month to get my potassium levels checked. Fine with me! I just hope 25 mg does...
    ... took blood the other day to make sure there are no potassium issues, no news is good news. Almost 2 months in...

  11. How long can you be on spiro?
    ... its not too low. and a simple blood test to check potassium levels, since spiro is a potassium-sparing diuretic...

  12. Hormone-related acne, please help!
    ... was talking about, kidney function tests. spiro is a potassium -sparing diuretic. the only test i've ever had to take ... is a simple blood test to check my potassium level. maybe she confused it with accutane? that is...

  13. anyone suffer from Adult Acne?
    ... i could take spiro,but im having a problem with my potassium levels being to low already.It sounds like it would...
    ... levels are low, then Spiro would be perfect! It's a potassium -sparing diuretic, meaning that it doesn't allow excess ... possible side effects of the drug is high levels of Potassium . Maybe it could work for you to rid your acne AND...
    ... So you don't have regular bloodwork done to check potassium levels? My doc has me check it every 2-3 months ...

  14. How do ou keep your electrolyes where they should be?
    ... Since youve been on spiro have to had your potassium levels checked?...

  15. So I just have to avoid Sugar? Other ingredients/nutrition facts I should look for?
    ... section do I need to look out for? Protein? Sodium? Potassium ? Can sugar alcohol and other artificial sweeteners...
    ... section do I need to look out for? Protein? Sodium? Potassium ? Too much iodine can make your skin flare up. Don...

  16. Spiro and Potassium
    ... lots of good info in it about spiro, hormone issues, potassium issues and, of course, acne. I considered flying ... pass out under those circumstances. She gets her potassium levels checked periodically and all is well and normal...

  17. Spiro and a daily multivitamin?? Is this safe??
    ... checked the "supplement facts" label on them, and potassium is not listed, but in the ingredients listed in fine ... print on the bottom, potassium iodide is listed. I'm assuming this means that it...

  18. My complete Spiro experience (drug info, side effects, initial breakout, results)!
    ... sites say that it is a side effect of the increased potassium in the body (Spiro is a diuretic pill that makes you ... loose excess water in the body while keeping the potassium in (which normally would be expelled by the urine ... looking at food tables to see which foods are rich in potassium to try to reduce them from my diet (banana, orange...

  19. Spiro Side Effects
    ... and dehydration headaches. And it can mess up your potassium levels. I don't know anything about that, but I think...

  20. want clear skin???
    ... tired because it is a diuretic. It can also affect potassium levels in the body so I think it's good to have a...

  21. spironalactone
    ... sent me to the lab to get a blood test to check my potassium level. nearly 2 months later, i'm almost completely...
    ... Spironolactone is a potassium sparing diuretic used to lower blood pressure by reducing ... Endocriologist---that can routinely test your blood potassium levels because your potassium level needs to stay...
    ... Do you -Caliente and LisaMarie-get regular potassium level blood tests done?...
    ... Do you -Caliente and LisaMarie-get regular potassium level blood tests done? i only had the potassium...

  22. What foods to avoid while on Spiro?
    ... Here's a link for foods high in potassium : [url]www.meadowdialysis.com/High%20potassium.html ... I could still have bananas and other foods high in potassium , just not to eat a ton of them. Also, if you take ... multivitamin, you might want to make sure it doesn't have potassium in it. And stay well hydrated! This will help to ... keep your potassium levels balanced....

  23. Shaveless hair removal and Accutane.
    ... putting chemicals on your skin while on Accutane. The potassium hydroxide and sodium hydroxide (both aka lye) are...

  24. 98% clear for 4 months....
    ... to stay on Spiro, considering what it does to one's potassium levels. ALso, once u are off does ur acne go back...

  25. The ultimate vitamin program "for acne"
    ... MSM (1000mg/day) Chromium Picolinate (200mcg/day) Potassium (95mg/day) =============== Herbs Echinacea...

  26. 31 Year old female...finally clear!!!!!!!
    ... only is tumerogenic (sp?) but it messes with your potassium levels which can affect your heart. Thank you for...

  27. Bah!! Acne coming back after accutane
    ... acne came back each time. My derm has now got me on potassium blockers as he says it could be too much potassium...

  28. Spiro and Potassium Levels
    ... I am not sure about the potassium question, but I am curious to know if it is working...
    ... blood test while I was on spiro just to make sure my potassium levels where ok, and yes its a diuretic, so you will...

  29. Grains can cause acne
    ... 179 Manganese (mg) 1.9 Phosphorus (mg) 349 Potassium (mg) 629 Zinc (mg) 2.8 Neither of these break...

  30. What b-control pill works best for acne?
    ... has a light dose of spironolactone, which effects potassium levels and stuff. I've never tried it but apparently...

  31. Has anyone tried this with success? Spironolactone
    ... Yes, you should be having your potassium levels checked while on spiro. On Yasmin, too. I am ... on Yasmin and had my potassium checked 3 times over the first few months to make...

  32. Well, I finally did it, I have taken the Accutane plunge!!
    ... remember from my nutrition class. and calcium and potassium too, although i'm on yasmin, so i don't know if potassium...

  33. Hormone control?
    ... appears when you are taking it b/c of the way it affects potassium levels in your blood. The best alternative I have...

  34. What do I do now? Antibiotics/Azelex? PLS help!!!
    ... its been around of ages. You just have to have your potassium checked every once in a while....

  35. Iodine?
    ... wonder if the light salt with iodine ( I think it's Potassium Chloride) that I was raised with may have been a contributo...

  36. Red/Blue Light Therapy
    ... endogenous coproporphyrin results in an efflux of potassium from the cells and a significant loss of phosphate...

  37. Getting thePoint Across: Definition of “Healthy”
    ... sugar, that can cause acne. Eating bananas provides potassium , but also causes acne. Eating milk can make you grow...

  38. Can't get spiro
    ... in it, and even if it is the official stuff, your potassium level needs to be monitored by a doctor because if...

  39. what is spiro?
    ... It is a Potassium sparing diuretic. It is used for people with high...

  40. Has anyone tried Pernox?
    ... also contain sulphur, sodium sulfacetamide and some potassium compounds. Although that may sound pretty technical...

  41. Lemon Juice!
    ... formation of albumen in the blood. The lemon contains potassium 48.3, calcium 29.9, phosphorus 11.1, magnesium 4.4...
    ... formation of albumen in the blood. The lemon contains potassium 48.3, calcium 29.9, phosphorus 11.1, magnesium 4.4...

  42. coffee & spiro
    ... Coffee is high in potassium and you are not supposed to take potassium with Spiro...
    ... could understand if i was taking a supplement with potassium in it over time...but i guess you never know. Thanks...

  43. Spiro and Vitamin Supplement
    ... 50mg of spiro with a vitamin supplement that contains potassium . Thanks!...
    ... long as it doesn't contain too much. I also have my potassium checked every 4 months but its never been close to...
    ... doctor told me I shouldn't take a supplement with potassium , but it's not a large amount. And I am accustomed...
    ... I chose to take a multivitamin without potassium to be on the safe side. I'm not sure if 80mg is too...
    ... A banana has about 400mg of potassium in it, if that puts things in perspective....

  44. Refused spiro.....
    ... which if not monitored can cause hypokalaemia (loss of potassium ions in the urine) and of course for your heart to ... beat properly it needs potassium ions so i guess thats where the heart attack risk...
    ... there. No risk to the liver or kidneys. He checks my potassium every couple of months but that is probably because ... it and even said I could take a multivitamin with potassium as long as there wasn't a lot in it. Where it can...

  45. SPIRO-- the negative side
    ... have insurance. They checked my testosterone and potassium level. But again, I have other health problems so...

  46. spiro?
    ... Mine did a blood test to check my testosterone and potassium levels (it can raise potassium)....

  47. spiro spiro spiro0o0o
    ... everyone does. But my doctor checked testosterone and potassium ....

  48. accutane?
    ... than accutane because of the possible problems with potassium levels. Uneven potassium levels can kill you and...

  49. Dosage for Spiro....worried
    ... be to much. I read a lot of things on spiro raising potassium levels & shouldn't be taken if you have a bad liver...
    ... more. I personally take 200 mg. It can raise your potassium , however at 100 mg it should not cause a problem. ... The key is just not to take potassium supplements or just pig out on foods high in potassium ... any medication) and it is a good idea to have your potassium levels checked periodically, but there are people...
    ... You can always ask your doc to check your potassium level every once in a while. I get mine checked every ... a multivitamin as long as it doesn't have a ton of potassium in it. At 50mg/day my periods were regular, but they...
    ... and that you shouldn't be overly worried about your potassium (the mechanism of spironolactone is that it works ... on your kidneys to keep potassium in your blood and to pee out sodium.) the only problems...

  50. Tretinoin, Doxycline, Ortho-tricyclen (when might I see results?) Should I add Spiro?
    ... doctor put me on spiro in conjunction with Yasmin (also potassium sparing) and an antibiotic, I don't see why your doctor...

  51. Just got back from the doctors.....
    ... And unless your doctor is keeping an eye on your potassium , don't gorge yourself on bananas or salt substitutes...

  52. spiro
    ... other message. I take back what I said about the potassium if you will only be taking 25mg/day. That is the ... cramps, more like every other day), that can raise your potassium . Thats the only thing they tell Yasmin users to watch...

  53. a change in my DR :(
    ... single best predictor of elevated testosterone.) Your potassium level should also be checked every couple of months ... because it is a potassium sparing diuretic. I've just avoided bananas, but ... at last check my potassium had actually gone down to the low side of normal. ... and even take a multivitamin if it only has a little potassium in it. My endocrinologist tells me every time I see...
    ... getting a blood test I would definitely watch your potassium intake. I think bananas, orange juice, and potatoes...

  54. diane35, Ortho, related question....
    ... you're less likely to gain weight as it contains potassium to help prevent fluid retention....

  55. Question for Sweetjade!
    ... was I lost a significant amount of water weight, and Potassium levels were quite low. My blood pressure dropped to...

  56. Birth Control Question
    ... to that. I am fine with yasmin though, and my first potassium test just came back fine, so I'm in the clear! oh...

  57. Finally On The Path to A Clear Face.
    ... into eating a banana everyday. "Bananas are high in potassium ." WOAH! Another acne causing. -The common vegetables...
    ... into eating a banana everyday. "Bananas are high in potassium ." WOAH! Another acne causing. -The common vegetables...

  58. Spiro Poll
    ... effects are extremely rare for spiro. Since it is a potassium sparing diuretic, it means it raises the potassium ... levels in your blood. If your potassium levels get too high you can feel dizzy and possibly ... really don't even need to watch out for foods with high potassium ...just don't eat a ton of it....

  59. Anyone had any probs with potassium levels & spiro?
    ... t have any blood tests done so I'm not sure if my potassium levels actually did get too high or not. However, ... dehydrated. So hopefully that's all it was but I know that potassium levels that are too high can cause dizziness/fainting...
    ... Spironolactone is a potassium sparing diuretic-the only ways I know of lowering ... potassium levels are to take a diuretic that depletes potassium ... doctor should lower your doseage and put you on a low potassium diet....

  60. Thanks everyone for recommending spiro!
    ... seriously, has anyone had any concerns regarding their potassium levels? I haven't had mine checked since starting ... having blood tests.. how common is it to have high potassium levels?...

  61. Why aren't more of us guys trying Avodart?
    ... how is it now? Also, how would you know if you're potassium levels are too high? What are the side effects and ... consequences of elevated potassium levels?...
    ... -- the processing speed slows down). Regarding potassium levels -- my derm is doing blood work to monitor this...
    ... -- the processing speed slows down). Regarding potassium levels -- my derm is doing blood work to monitor this ... insurance until I get a job this August. So monitoring my potassium levels would be a problem. Avodart, from what I can...

  62. Spironolactone and Weight loss
    ... are being used up. Most people on diuretics are on potassium supplements as well....
    ... are being used up. Most people on diuretics are on potassium supplements as well. Definitely. Your sister should ... go in for tests every once in a while to check her potassium levels....
    ... PLEASE watch the potassium as far as it possibly going UP or to high NOT too ... take postassium supplements with Sprio. Spiro is a potassium sparring diuretic. You don't lose potassium on it ... you keep it or gain it over time. Potassium levels should be checked as they can become TOO HIGH...

  63. My Spiro Update 5/11/04
    ... because of certain side effects like raising your potassium levels in the blood (very dangerous) and lowering...

  64. spironolactone
    ... take spironolactone it shouldn’t do anything to my potassium levels. Not sure what to do, should I try the spironolacton ... the time or only initially 2. will it increase my potassium levels? 3. anyone experience any side effects? ...

  65. Aldactone/Spiro users: A quick POLL
    ... eating lots of food daily that contain high amounts of potassium but haven't run into any problems. I thought only...
    ... doc has suggested that we do blood tests to monitor potassium levels....