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574 Possible Causes for Hyperkalemia, Somnolence, Vomiting

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Manage the sequelae of ACRF (hyperkalemia, uremia and volume overload can be life-threatening).[clinicaladvisor.com] Nausea, loss of appetite, and vomiting. Urea in the gastric juices may cause upset stomach. This can lead to malnutrition and weight loss.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Feeling of nausea or vomiting. Muscle cramps. Darkness of skin. Cleveland Clinic News & More Cleveland Clinic News & More[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Digitalis Toxicity

    Nausea and vomiting, sometimes with abdominal pain and increased salivation, usually appear 1 to 2 days later.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Abstract Cardiac glycoside toxicity is frequently associated with hyperkalemia and dysrhythmias in patients with renal insufficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Her labs revealed digitalis toxicity and hyperkalemia. Actual lab values not available. With digitalis toxicity, hypokalemia and hyperkalemia are possible.[ecgguru.com]

  • Cardiac Glycoside Poisoning

    CASE DETAILS: A 55-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with nausea, vomiting and generalized weakness eight hours after drinking "comfrey" tea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hyperkalemia or hypokalemia can be observed.[clinicaladvisor.com] In acute toxicity, the following may be present: GI symptoms - Usually evolve within minutes to hours, are nonspecific, and include nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain Neurologic[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Metabolic Acidosis

    Lethargy and somnolence are symptoms of more severe decompensation.[merckmanuals.com] Laboratory examinations reveal the presence of significant metabolic alkalosis despite the severe vomiting of the patient.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She responded to thiazide diuretics and her BP is well controlled, and acidosis and hyperkalemia are corrected.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Heat Stroke

    Laboratory studies with dogs have demonstrated heat stroke-induced sinoatrial node dysfunction in the setting of hyperkalemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This may be a challenge if the person begins to suffer from nausea and vomiting.[medicinenet.com] The associated hyperkalemia and metabolic acidosis may lead to an acute renal, cardiac, and hemostatic failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Myeloproliferative Disease

    […] transfusion requirements) in 29% of patients with moderate or severe anemia. 37 However, a large number of patients stopped the drug secondary to side effects (neuropathy, somnolence[clevelandclinicmeded.com] […] months, P .008, respectively). 3,6 Hydroxyurea is generally better tolerated than busulfan; the side-effects associated with hydroxyurea are rare and mild and include nausea, vomiting[es.slideshare.net] Adverse events were all reversible and dose dependent and included nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, thrombocytopenia, and anemia.[doi.org]

  • Polycythemia Vera

    A total of 31 (79.5%) patients experienced momelotinib-related adverse events (AEs), the most frequent being headache (23.1%), dizziness (18.0%), somnolence (15.4%), nausea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms varied and included cerebral ischemic attacks, mental concentration disturbances followed by throbbing headaches, nausea, vomiting, syncope or even seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Epigastric pain/ burning sensation, incresed with meals, nausea, vomiting and regurgitation with or with out blood stained vomitus/ tary colour stools.[medicaljoyworks.com]

  • Hyponatremia

    This lady’s urgent admission to hospital was prompted by somnolence following an intentional overdose (7,500 mg) of her sodium valproate medication.[acutecaretesting.org] Chronic, severe vomiting or diarrhea and other causes of dehydration. This causes your body to lose electrolytes, such as sodium, and also increases ADH levels.[mayoclinic.com] The laboratory findings showed severe hyponatremia, hyperkalemia, and renal dysfunction. The patient started inotropic support and antibiotics.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    Somnolence, stupor, disorientation and disturbance of balance are common and well recognized symptoms of the depression of the central nervous system (CNS) related to alcohol[academic.oup.com] Hyponatremia, hypokalemia and/or hyperkalemia, and hypophosphatemia are also commonly found ( 39, 112, 117 ).[cjasn.asnjournals.org] Symptoms range from changes in behavior to severe hypothermia, vomiting, altered consciousness, coma, and respiratory insufficiency that may be fatal.[symptoma.com]

  • Rhabdomyolysis

    The only finding was an electrolyte imbalance due to vomiting. This case had a favorable outcome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract The Brugada sign may appear as an indication of severe hyperkalemia. This phenomena has recently been called as the "Brugada phenocopy".[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cannabis hyperemesis syndrome (CHS) is a condition in which some patients with long-term, frequent use of cannabis paradoxically develop recurrent episodes of nausea and vomiting[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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