Hypokalemia in cardiac failure – MCQ – Answer

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Hypokalemia in cardiac failure – MCQ – Answer

Hypokalemia in cardiac failure is due to – Correct answer: d) All of the above

Though diuretics in general produce potassium loss, potassium sparing diuretics like aldosterone, eplerenone and amiloride can potassium retention, especially when there is associated renal dysfunction. Combining them with potassium losing diuretics is often beneficial in maintaining fair potassium balance in heart failure.

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