Medical News Today: What to know about potassium deficiency symptoms

Symptoms of potassium deficiency, or hypokalemia, can include constipation, kidney problems, muscle weakness, fatigue, and heart issues. Poor diet, illnesses that cause severe vomiting or diarrhea, and certain medications can lead to low potassium levels. Learn more here.
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Conclusion VLX600 was reasonably well tolerated and, together with preclinical data, there is support for further efforts to explore its activity as single agent and in combination with drugs or radiation.
Source: Investigational New Drugs - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Chronic PPI use in cirrhotic patients is associated with significantly higher average West Haven Criteria for HE compared to patients that do not use PPIs. PMID: 31293720 [PubMed]
Source: World Journal of Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: World J Hepatol Source Type: research
Authors: Takeshita M, Tanaka A, Nakamura T, Sato E, Node K Abstract Disturbance of the normal gut microbiota has been implicated in the pathogenesis of various diseases, including chronic kidney disease (CKD). A common CKD symptom is chronic constipation. Lubiprostone is a safe and efficacious drug for treating chronic constipation. We herein report 2 patients with IgA nephropathy treated with lubiprostone (24 μg 1×/day). The lubiprostone treatment ameliorated their chronic constipation and, unexpectedly, reduced the urinary protein excretion, urinary liver-type fatty acid binding protein and urine occult ...
Source: Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Intern Med Source Type: research
Abdominal pain and constipation often result from dietary and lifestyle factors and usually respond well to home treatment. However, abdominal pain and constipation can sometimes also be symptoms of an underlying medical condition. Learn more here.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news
Source: Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion: At therapeutic dosage levels, pharmacokinetic behavior and safety profiles were similar for both formulations. Chinese National Registry Code: ChiCTR-IPR-15005856.
Source: Frontiers in Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Conditions:   Gastrointestinal Disease;   Constipation;   Intolerance; Nutritional;   Diarrhea Interventions:   Other: MDR bacteria positivity;   Other: negative fluid balance Sponsor:   Ayancık State Hospital Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Crohn Disease;   Ulcerative Colitis;   Celiac Disease;   Irritable Bowel Syndrome;   Functional Dysphonia;   Constipation;   Clostridium Difficile Infection;   Diabetes Mellitus;   Obesity;   Multidrug -Resistant Infection;   Hepatic Encephalopathy;   Multiple Sclerosis;   Pseudo-Obstruction;   Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Infection;   Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci Infection;   Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome;...
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Gastrointestinal Disease;   Constipation;   Intolerance; Nutritional;   Diarrhea Interventions:   Other: MDR bacteria positivity;   Other: negative fluid balance Sponsor:   Ayancık State Hospital Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Crohn Disease;   Ulcerative Colitis;   Celiac Disease;   Irritable Bowel Syndrome;   Functional Dysphonia;   Constipation;   Clostridium Difficile Infection;   Diabetes Mellitus;   Obesity;   Multidrug -Resistant Infection;   Hepatic Encephalopathy;   Multiple Sclerosis;   Pseudo-Obstruction;   Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Infection;   Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci Infection;   Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome;...
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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