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  • n. Alternative form of hypokalemia.

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Examples

  • The patient had consumed more than three litres of cola per day for the previous six years and was found to be suffering from severe hypokalaemia and a heart blockage.

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  • ‘The individual role of each of these ingredients in the pathophysiology of cola-induced hypokalaemia has not been determined and may vary in different patients,’ he added.

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  • ‘Evidence is increasing to suggest that excessive cola consumption can also lead to hypokalaemia, in which the blood potassium levels fall, causing an adverse effect on vital muscle functions.’

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  • ‘Despite this, caffeine-free cola products can also cause hypokalaemia because the fructose they contain can cause diarrhoea.’

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  • DOPAMINE: * suppress respiratory drive * increase cardiac output * increase myocardial VO2 * trigger myocardial ischaemia, arrhytmias * induce hypokalaemia, hypophosphataemia * predispose to gut ischaemia * disrupt metabolic, immunological homoeostasis (action on T cells function) There is no justification for using "renal dose" dopamine in the critically ill

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  • The side-effects included gastrointestinal ruptures, renal failure, anaemia and severe hypokalaemia - low potassium in the blood that can cause an irregular heartbeat or paralysis.

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  • Indication : Magnesium may be considered in refractory VF / VT, particularly hypokalaemia is present, and is an agent of choice in torsaded de pointes.

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  • Researchers in Greece carrying out a review of cases of patients suffering symptoms ranging from mild weakness to profound muscle paralysis are warning about excessive cola consumption that can lead to hypokalaemia, or ...

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  • A review of clinical cases showed that super-sized doses of soft drinks loaded with processed sugars and caffeine can cause potassium levels in the blood to plummet, giving rise to a condition known as hypokalaemia.

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  • As well as tooth decay, diabetes and ’softening’ of the bones, doctors have seen patients suffering from hypokalaemia – where potassium levels in the blood drop too low.

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