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Low potassium
Jun 24, 2008
... Please remember that when you are on steroids, which is prednisone, that will deplete your potassium also... My son was on prednisone for close to 7 years... He ate alot of bananas and potatoes... Potatoes are another food rich in potassium... ... (8 replies)
... I took a lot of prednisone a number of years ago. I also had to take potassium, but I was taking a diuretic so my ankles weren't so swollen. ... (8 replies)
... Hello I was just diagnosed with that also. I took prednisone for a week in December but have been sick and taking alot of albuterol. Do you also exercise? ... (8 replies)

... my heart is fine. I've had palpitations and chest pain daily since I was a small kid. Doc says if it was my heart causing the pain I'd be dead by now.. I do get low potassium levels routinely on and off, not sure whats causing it. I have been wheezing every day for over two months, so I'm desperate to feel better. ... (6 replies)
Severe Asthma
Jun 5, 2004
... Hi Jenn, I have severe asthma also with my latest spirometry test being at 48% of predicted. It wasn't too bad (except for recurrent bronchitis)until I switched pulmonologists and the new one took me off all of my meds except for albuterol without running any tests. He told me it was anxiety and it was "nothing to worry about". About two weeks after that, I had status... (19 replies)
Severe Asthma
Jun 4, 2004
... oing to stay. I start my Ventolin masks back to back usually about 10 in a row, they also start my IV Prednisone. Then for blood work, which 9 times out of 10 my potassium is low and then they start potassium pills. Then they start the admit papers. ... (19 replies)
... when their heart rate starts to climb above 150, their blood potassium levels start to fall, and they start having heart dysrhythmias, we have to start giving up with the adrenergic drugs. ... (14 replies)

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