Potassium interactions with other nutrients

Aside from the interactions with other electrolytes discussed above, potassium may have a role in maintaining normal calcium balance in the body as potassium decreases urinary loss of calcium.

Interactions with drugs

Diuretic drugs, particularly the thiazide variety, act by increasing the output of sodium and water from the kidneys but at the same time, potassium excretion is increased.
Potassium interactions with other nutrients Antibiotics taken on a long-term basis can deplete potassium. High intakes of alcohol, coffee and sugar may lead to potassium deficiency.

Cautions

Those with dehydration, heat cramps, ulcers, kidney disease or who are taking drugs which cause the kidney to retain potassium should avoid potassium supplements.

 
 
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