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Drugs to lower cholesterol levels in the bloodstream are called?

Statins


How many electrons levels does potassium have?

Potassium is in the 4th period and has 4 energy levels.


Does antibiotics affect potassium?

Only some antibiotics can increase potassium in your body. Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim (Septra or Bactrim) and pentamidine have been known to increase potassium levels. If you are not taking either of those, your antibiotics should no effect on your potassium. If you are taking one of these drugs and your potassium levels are already high, you should contact your doctor and see if he or she wants to change your antibiotic to a different one.


How does drinking water after sweating affect the sodium potassium balance the body?

because the levels of it goes high when reacts to water after losing it


What can you eat to raise potassium levels in women?

There is nothing I can eat that will raise the potassium levels in women. But a woman could eat a banana to raise her potassium level.


What are the 2 types of drugs for a person with high cholesterol levels?

The statins are the drug of choice - which one varies with the patient.


Would taking loperamide make your Potassium level increase on a blood test?

Loperamide is unlikely to increase potassium levels on a blood test. It primarily acts on the gastrointestinal tract to slow down gut motility and is not known to affect potassium levels in the blood. If you are concerned about changes in your potassium levels, it's best to consult with a healthcare provider for personalized advice.


What is one use of potassium?

One use of potassium is that it can treat or prevent low blood levels of potassium.


Conduction of nerve signals and contraction of muscles depends on the proper balance of?

sodium and potassium levels


Can acesulfame potassium raise your potassium levels?

Acesulfame potassium is an artificial sweetner. It's typically present in only very small quantities in foods, so it's probably not going to noticeably increase potassium levels.


What is kayexalate used to treat?

A medication commonly used to treat hyperkalemia (high blood levels of potassium). It binds potassium and lowers levels.


What does potassium and chlorine make when combined?

Potassium Chloride- used to prevent or to treat low blood levels of potassium (hypokalemia). Potassium levels can be low as a result of a disease or from taking certain medicines, or after a prolonged illness with diarrhea or vomiting.