Medication

For Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis:

Potassium Supplements

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Dichlorphenamide

Brand: Keveyis (formerly Daranide) by TaroPharma

Mechanism of Action: carbonic anhydrase inhibitor

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Patient Assistance telephone: 877-753-2513

Eplerenone

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Spironolactone

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Triamterene

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Amiloride

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For Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis:

Maintenance

Acetazolamide

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Dichlorphenamide

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Acute Attacks

Simple carbohydrates

Albuterol

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