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UNDER CONSTRUCTION

 

For Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis:

Potassium Supplements:

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   Some Product Websites:  http://www.efferk.com/index.asp   

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Acetazolamide:

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Dichlorphenamide:

   Brand:  Keveyis (formerly Daranide) by TaroPharma

   Mechanism of Action:  carbonic anhydrase inhibitor

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   Commentary:  See the following url for availability at Diplomat Pharmacy:  https://www.diplomatsecureforms.com/ 

Patient Assistance:  https://primaryperiodicparalysis.pafcareline.org/

Telephone for PAF Care Line:  877-753-2513

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Amiloride:

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For Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis:

Maintenance:

Acetazolamide:

Dichlorphenamide:

Acute Attacks:

Simple carbohydrates:

Albuterol: