Prevent Delays With Meds Used to Reduce Potassium Levels

Treatments for dangerously high blood levels of potassium, or "acute hyperkalemia," will need to be given ASAP.

Potassium levels can increase due to conditions such as kidney disease...potassium supplements...and meds such as lisinopril, losartan, or spironolactone.

Very high potassium can cause deadly heart arrhythmias...so it's critical to get levels back in normal range right away.

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