What is Hyperkalemia?
Hyperkalemia is an elevated blood level of the electrolyte potassium. Extreme hyperkalemia is a medical emergency due to the risk of potentially fatal abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmia).
|Common symptoms||How bad it is||What people are taking for it|
|Anxious mood||Diazepam, Clonazepam, Chlorpromazine|
|Pain||Morphine, Ibuprofen Prescription, Propoxyphene-Acetaminophen|
|Insomnia||Melatonin, Chlorpromazine, Zolpidem|
|Fatigue||Wheelchair (manual), Vitamin B12 Prescription (cyanocobalamin), Darbepoetin Alfa|
|Depressed mood||Sertraline, Paroxetine|
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Distribution of females vs. males