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408 Possible Causes for Electrolyte Imbalance, Orthostatic Hypotension

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    In any case, such tests are very helpful to assess water and electrolyte imbalances and to recognize acidosis.[] Hydration should be considered when investigating the severity of symptoms, as severe diarrhea or vomiting could quickly lead to dehydration and electrolyte imbalances that[] However, it is essential whenever electrolyte imbalance is suspected on clinical grounds and in cases which do not respond satisfactorily with routine fluid and electrolyte[]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    Orthostatic hypotension and salt craving can be prominent in primary insufficiency due to aldosterone deficiency leading to profound volume depletion.[] imbalance that showed polymorphic ventricular tachycardia associated with QT prolongation.[] Additional signs and symptoms include weakness, tiredness, dizziness, low blood pressure that falls further when standing (orthostatic hypotension), cardiovascular collapse[]

  • Loop Diuretic

    Secondary end points were electrolyte imbalance, change in creatinine levels, tinnitus or hearing loss, and days of hospitalization.[] Torsemide has infrequent, mild, and transient adverse effects; among the most common are orthostatic hypotension, fatigue, dizziness, and nervousness.[] Adverse Reactions * CV: Hypovolemia and hypotension: rapid diuresis, especially in the patients receiving other hypotensive agents, may result in severe orthostatic hypotension[]

  • Heat Stroke

    hypotension ).The person also may have a low-grade fever .[] She was unconscious with hyperthermia on admission and later showed biochemical evidence of liver, cardiac and muscle injury and associated electrolyte imbalance.[] imbalance and inadequate perfusion to organs.[]

  • Jatropha Curcas Poisoning

    Abstract Jatropha curcas is common plant found all over India more commonly in the southern parts. Though it is a common cause of accidental poisoning among children in these parts, standard texts rarely cover it. Gastrointestinal manifestations are predominant feature of poisoning with the seeds of Jatropha[…][]

  • Laxative Abuse

    A drop in these minerals can result in an electrolyte imbalance . This imbalance is harmful and can lead to muscle pain, spasm, irregular heartbeat even death.[] imbalances including the imbalance of sodium, potassium, magnesium, and phosphorus, which are required in specific amounts for the proper functioning of nerves and muscles[] Disturbances Chronic Constipation Bowel tumors Irregular heartbeat Kidney damage Electrolyte imbalance Organ damage Colon failure Death Failing to re-hydrate Many bulimics[]

  • Purging-Type Bulimia Nervosa

    Consider admission for persistent and recurrent emesis alone (10 to 20 times a day), especially in the face of bradycardia or orthostatic hypotension.[] Bulimic behaviors can lead to electrolyte and chemical imbalances in the body that affect some vital organs.[] hypotension and heart rate less than 40 beats per minute or greater than 110 beats per minute Inability to sustain body core temperature Comorbid psychiatric illness (suicidal[]

  • Hyponatremia

    Patients presenting with orthostatic hypotension and normal plasma sodium concentrations are frequently admitted to the hospital with a diagnosis of dehydration.[] INTRODUCTION: Bowel preparation for colonoscopy and/or colorectal surgery can cause electrolyte imbalances.[] hypotension.[]

  • Laxative

    Over-the-counter drugs such as laxatives are usually not considered dangerous; on the other hand, they may cause serum electrolytic imbalance and rhabdomyolysis.[] The consequences of diarrhoea can be severe, particularly in patients predisposed to fluid and electrolyte imbalances.[] Laxative abuse can cause electrolyte imbalances.[]

  • Salicylate Poisoning

    Correct fluids and electrolytes Rehydrate to euvolaemia Correct electrolyte imbalance Correct hypoglycaemia Enhance elimination and treat acidosis Correction of metabolic[] Support patient with intravenous infusions as prescribed to establish hydration and correct electrolyte imbalances.[] imbalance, hyperthermia (temperature 39 C despite active cooling measures) or renal failure Discharge Criteria & Follow up Observe for 6 hours and if remains asymptomatic[]

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