Hypokalemia due to Medication


Hypokalemia due to Medication, Drug-Induced Hypokalemia, Medication Causes of Low Potassium

  1. See Renal Potassium Loss (Hyperkaluria)
  2. Hypertension (low renin and low Aldosterone)
    1. Exogenous Corticosteroids (e.g. Prednisone)
  3. Normotensive
    1. Hypomagnesemia
      1. See Hypomagnesemia Causes
    2. Diuretics (serum bicarbonate increased, Urine Chloride increased)
      1. Loop Diuretics
      2. Thiazide Diuretics
        1. Among the most common causes of Hypokalemia