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Current approaches to management of potassium deficiency.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3884303     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Current issues related to oral potassium supplementation are reviewed, with emphasis on recommendations for the appropriate use of potassium supplementation for both replacement and preventive therapy. Dietary potassium intake, potassium-sparing diuretics, and the various forms of oral potassium supplements are reviewed in terms of indications for use, advantages, and limitations. Attention is given to controversial areas, i.e., gastrointestinal tolerance of controlled-release potassium oral dosage preparations and the need for potassium supplementation in hypertensive patients treated with diuretics.
W F Stanaszek; J A Romankiewicz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Drug intelligence & clinical pharmacy     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0012-6578     ISO Abbreviation:  Drug Intell Clin Pharm     Publication Date:  1985 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-05-10     Completed Date:  1985-05-10     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0212457     Medline TA:  Drug Intell Clin Pharm     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  176-84     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Administration, Oral
Diuretics / adverse effects
Hypokalemia / diagnosis,  drug therapy,  therapy
Potassium / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
Potassium Chloride / therapeutic use
Potassium Deficiency / diagnosis,  drug therapy*,  etiology,  prevention & control
Tablets, Enteric-Coated
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Diuretics; 0/Tablets, Enteric-Coated; 7440-09-7/Potassium; 7447-40-7/Potassium Chloride

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