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Recently started on lasix 20 and potassium for pulmonary…

Recently started on lasix...

Recently started on lasix 20 and potassium for pulmonary hypertension.

Doctor's Assistant: When was last time you had a check up? Is there a history of high blood pressure in your family?

Now at night I am having leg and foot cramps. I do have treated hypertension. I have seen a cardiologist last week

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

The doctors know it all . Right side pons stroke then aspiration pneumonia 15 days in rehab and continuing out patient PT.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
My password ***** not work so I gave up!!Of course I would like an answer. Louise

What dose of potassium?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
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Your kidney function could be off from lasix

was it checked?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
no not checked kidney function. louise

That should be checked

lasix is well known to cause electrolyte issues and this can result in cramps

this should be done as soon as you can get it

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I decided to take an extra K last night and had less cramps. will ask about the kidney function next visit!Thanks Louise

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