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People at Risk of a Potassium Deficiency

People at Risk of a Potassium Deficiency
Potassium deficiency are risky for people who are :
* Alcoholics
* People taking Diuretics - Especially thiazide or furosemide
* People with severe vomiting or diarrhea
* Anorexics or bulimics
* People with a magnesium deficiency
* People taking Certain Medications13,14
o Beta-adrenergic agonists - Epinephrine
o Decongestants - Pseudoephedrine, phenylpropanolamine
o Bronchodilators - Albuterol, terbutaline, pirbuterol, isoetharine, fenoterol, ephedrine, isoproterenol, metaproterenol, theophylline
o Tocolytic (labor suppressing) agents - Ritodrhne, nylidrin
o Diuretics - Acetazolamide, thiazides, chlorthalidone, indapamide, metolazone, quinethazone, bumetanide, ethacrynic acid, furosemide, torsemide
o Mineralocorticoids - Fludrocortisone
o Substances with mineralocorticoid effects - Licorice, carbenoxolone, gossypol
o High-dose glucocorticoids
o High-dose antibiotics - Penicillin, nafcillin, carbenicillin
o Other - Caffeine, phenolphthalein, sodium polystyrene sulfonate
So therefore consume more potassium rich foods


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