Which drugs should be discontinued during the emergency management of hyperkalemia (high serum potassium level)?

Updated: Jun 20, 2018
  • Author: Eleanor Lederer, MD, FASN; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Answer

Discontinue any potassium-sparing drugs or dietary potassium. If the patient is taking digoxin, look for evidence of digitalis toxicity.


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