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  1. HIGH BLOOD PREASSURE & SEX???
    ... Try daily banana supplementation or some other good potassium source, but even sodium depletion ( the goal of diuresis...

  2. Diuretics Drain my Potassium
    ... I was on Dyazide at one time in the past and my potassium levels plunged. I was feeling horrendous. Abject exhaustion ... and weakness. So my doctor prescribed potassium supplements, to be added to my Dyazide regimen. Two ... later, still feeling awful, blood tests showed that my potassium levels STILL hadn't budged upward, even with supplementatio ... n! Obviously the potassium -sparing agent in many diuretics doesn't always help...
    ... lowering effects than Diovan. How's your BP (and serum potassium ) now on the Dyazide, Norvasc and K supps? zuzu...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Dyazide Atacand Diovan Norvasc

  3. anyone taking norvasc??
    ... swelling but it has it own side effects like lowering potassium , increasing CK which is damaging heart tissue causing ... So after adding Dyazide I also need 1800 mg/day K potassium tablets. Norvasc also increases cholesterol so I also...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Dyazide Lipitor Norvasc

  4. Zuzu. . .what do you know about Spironolactone?
    ... while on this drug, did your doctor warn you to avoid potassium supplements and foods containing high levels of potassium ... substitutes? (To avoid hyperkalemia ...excess serum potassium ). zuzu xxx...
    ... while on this drug, did your doctor warn you to avoid potassium supplements and foods containing high levels of potassium ... substitutes? (To avoid hyperkalemia ...excess serum potassium ). Yes, he did, and he has been watching my serum ... potassium , which usually tends to be on the low side (at one...
    ... while on this drug, did your doctor warn you to avoid potassium supplements and foods containing high levels of potassium ... substitutes? (To avoid hyperkalemia ...excess serum potassium ). zuzu xxx zuzu8, spironolactone is a firstline...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Spironolactone

  5. Dyazide & Norvasc Increase My Glucose
    ... stimulates the kidney to conserve sodium (Na+) and excrete potassium (K+) and hydronium (H+ = H3O+) cations. Aldosterone...

  6. Need Maxzide info, please
    ... ridding the body of extra fluid, without the loss of potassium (hence the expression "potassium-sparing". HCTZ...
    ... since thiazide diuretics tends to rob the body of potassium , triamterene (another diuretic) is added in small ... quantity which has potassium -sparing qualities and in theory helps offset any potassium...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Dyazide hydrochlorothiazide

  7. Micardis HCT (telmisartan)
    ... lectrolytes (sodium, chlorides, magnesium, and particularly potassium .)... Make sure you add some potassium rich foods to ... your diet to keep your potassium levels normal. Everyone knows about bananas being...
    Medications also discussed in this post: hydrochlorothiazide

  8. Anyone have experience with Tarka?
    ... inhibitor. According to the PDR, Tarka might increase your potassium levels so you should not take it with potassium sparing ... diuretics or potassium supplements, both of which I am on. I trust my doctor...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine Verapamil

  9. Diltaizem
    ... thiazide since the Lincoln administration and maybe the potassium -sparing triamterene could let me unfixate on my dietary ... potassium .)...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Triamterene-HCTZ