Medication-induced hypokalemia.

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Citation

Veltri KT, Mason C

Medication-induced hypokalemia.

P T. 2015 Mar;40(3):185-90.

PubMed ID
25798039 [ View in PubMed
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Abstract

A potassium deficiency can impair metabolic functions, and medications cause hypokalemia through a variety of mechanisms. The authors report on a 58-year-old female suffering from fatigue and weakness after a recent diagnosis of adrenal insufficiency.

DrugBank Data that Cites this Article

Drug Interactions
DrugsInteraction
Arbutamine
Flunisolide
The risk or severity of hypokalemia can be increased when Flunisolide is combined with Arbutamine.
Arbutamine
Beclomethasone dipropionate
The risk or severity of hypokalemia can be increased when Beclomethasone dipropionate is combined with Arbutamine.
Arbutamine
Betamethasone
The risk or severity of hypokalemia can be increased when Betamethasone is combined with Arbutamine.
Arbutamine
Fluticasone propionate
The risk or severity of hypokalemia can be increased when Fluticasone propionate is combined with Arbutamine.
Arbutamine
Fluocinolone acetonide
The risk or severity of hypokalemia can be increased when Fluocinolone acetonide is combined with Arbutamine.
Arbutamine
Triamcinolone
The risk or severity of hypokalemia can be increased when Triamcinolone is combined with Arbutamine.
Arbutamine
Prednisone
The risk or severity of hypokalemia can be increased when Prednisone is combined with Arbutamine.
Arbutamine
Fludrocortisone
The risk or severity of hypokalemia can be increased when Fludrocortisone is combined with Arbutamine.
Arbutamine
Hydrocortisone
The risk or severity of hypokalemia can be increased when Hydrocortisone is combined with Arbutamine.
Arbutamine
Prednisolone
The risk or severity of hypokalemia can be increased when Prednisolone is combined with Arbutamine.
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Pharmaco-metabolomics
DrugDrug GroupsMetaboliteChangeDescription
BumetanideApprovedPotassium
decreased
Bumetanide decreases the level of Potassium in the blood
Etacrynic acidApproved InvestigationalPotassium
decreased
Etacrynic acid decreases the level of Potassium in the blood
FurosemideApproved Vet ApprovedPotassium
decreased
Furosemide decreases the level of Potassium in the blood
TorasemideApprovedPotassium
decreased
Torasemide decreases the level of Potassium in the blood
ChlorthalidoneApprovedChloride
decreased
Chlorthalidone decreases the level of Chloride in the blood
NafcillinApproved Investigationalpotassium
decreased
Nafcillin decreases the level of potassium in the blood
AmpicillinApproved Vet Approvedpotassium
decreased
Ampicillin decreases the level of potassium in the blood
Amphotericin BApproved Investigationalpotassium
decreased
Amphotericin B decreases the level of potassium in the blood
FoscarnetApprovedpotassium
decreased
Foscarnet decreases the level of potassium in the blood
SalbutamolApproved Vet Approvedpotassium
decreased
Salbutamol decreases the level of potassium in the blood
EphedrineApprovedpotassium
decreased
Ephedrine decreases the level of potassium in the blood
EpinephrineApproved Vet Approvedpotassium
decreased
Epinephrine decreases the level of potassium in the blood
FormoterolApproved Investigationalpotassium
decreased
Formoterol decreases the level of potassium in the blood
IsoprenalineApproved Investigationalpotassium
decreased
Isoprenaline decreases the level of potassium in the blood
PseudoephedrineApprovedpotassium
decreased
Pseudoephedrine decreases the level of potassium in the blood
TerbutalineApprovedpotassium
decreased
Terbutaline decreases the level of potassium in the blood
SalmeterolApprovedpotassium
decreased
Salmeterol decreases the level of potassium in the blood
AcetazolamideApproved Vet Approvedpotassium
decreased
Acetazolamide decreases the level of potassium in the blood
BumetanideApprovedpotassium
decreased
Bumetanide decreases the level of potassium in the blood
ChlorthalidoneApprovedpotassium
decreased
Chlorthalidone decreases the level of potassium in the blood
Etacrynic acidApproved Investigationalpotassium
decreased
Etacrynic acid decreases the level of potassium in the blood
FurosemideApproved Vet Approvedpotassium
decreased
Furosemide decreases the level of potassium in the blood
IndapamideApprovedpotassium
decreased
Indapamide decreases the level of potassium in the blood
MetolazoneApprovedpotassium
decreased
Metolazone decreases the level of potassium in the blood
TorasemideApprovedpotassium
decreased
Torasemide decreases the level of potassium in the blood
HydrocortisoneApproved Vet Approvedpotassium
decreased
Hydrocortisone decreases the level of potassium in the blood
FludrocortisoneApproved Investigationalpotassium
decreased
Fludrocortisone decreases the level of potassium in the blood
PrednisoneApproved Vet Approvedpotassium
decreased
Prednisone decreases the level of potassium in the blood
PhenolphthaleinApproved Withdrawnpotassium
decreased
Phenolphthalein decreases the level of potassium in the blood
SorbitolApprovedpotassium
decreased
Sorbitol decreases the level of potassium in the blood
TheophyllineApprovedpotassium
decreased
Theophylline decreases the level of potassium in the blood
CaffeineApprovedpotassium
decreased
Caffeine decreases the level of potassium in the blood
VerapamilApprovedpotassium
decreased
Verapamil decreases the level of potassium in the blood
Amphotericin BApproved Investigationalmagnesium
decreased
Amphotericin B decreases the level of magnesium in the blood
FoscarnetApprovedmagnesium
decreased
Foscarnet decreases the level of magnesium in the blood