Loop diuretic medications include:
Taking loop diuretics may deplete calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and vitamin B1.
Calcium, along with vitamin D, keeps your bones strong and healthy.
Low levels of calcium may cause:
Magnesium deficiency affects calcium and vitamin D levels in the body. This may cause:
Phosphorus deficiency is rare, but low levels can cause:
Symptoms of potassium deficiency include:
Low levels of vitamin B1 may cause:
Severe deficiency of vitamin B1 causes beriberi.
Symptoms may include:
The information presented here covers some of the nutrients that may be affected when you take certain medicines. If you have any of these signs and symptoms, it does not always mean you have low levels of these nutrients.
Factors that affect the level of nutrients are:
Please talk to your health care provider. They can best address your health care needs and see if you are at risk for low levels of any nutrients.
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