In this Article
- What other names is Potassium known by?
- What is Potassium?
- How does Potassium work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Potassium.
Too much potassium is dangerous and can cause feelings of burning or tingling, generalized weakness, paralysis, listlessness, dizziness, mental confusion, low blood pressure, irregular heart rhythm, and death.
Do not take potassium if:
- You have disorders of the digestive tract that might alter the speed food and supplements pass through the body.
- You are sensitive to aspirin or tartrazine products.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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