9 patient evaluations for Potassium

Dec 30, 2016 (Started Jul 09, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for low potassium (hypokalemia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for cramps in calf muscles)
  • Side effects
    Severe (pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 99 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I ended up with too much Potassium in my system which caused severe joint pain, mostly in my ankles. When I stopped the Potassium, the pain stopped.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 21, 2016 (Started Jul 09, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for low potassium (hypokalemia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for cramps in calf muscles)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 99 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I seem to have developed a problem with low potassium in my blood as I have aged and with all of the meds I take. In hospital, we were encouraged to take Potassium supplements when our blood counts dropped, so with my doctor's approval, I continued a lower dose supplement once discharged.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 17, 2015 (Started Nov 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for vitamin deficiency)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for sleep paralysis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for muscle spasms)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for muscle and joint pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for heart palpitations)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for constipation)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 10, 2013 (Started Nov 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Haven't had muscle spasms since I started taking it.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 1, 2012 (Started Jul 13, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 99 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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