24 HRS URINE FOR POTASSIUM

24 HRS URINE FOR POTASSIUM

What are 24 HRS URINE FOR POTASSIUM? 

The 24 HRS Urine Potassium Test helps diagnose Hyperkalemia (high blood potassium levels), Hypokalemia (low blood potassium levels), renal illness, and damage.

Dietary potassium is necessary for cell metabolism. Intake and excretion of nutrients. It assists in the transmission of signals between neurons and muscle.

Why Done? 

Potassium urine tests can help diagnose the following illnesses:

  • (Hypokalemia (nausea, fatigue & muscle weakness)
  • Hypokalemia (muscle cramps & constipation)
  • kidney disease
  • Adrenal issues

How does one prepare for the test? 

Avoid taking the following medications for 24 hours before collecting the specimen:

  • antibiotics & antifungals
  • beta-blockers
  • blood pressure medication
  • diabetes medications or insulin
  • herbal & potassium supplements

Note: Consult with your healthcare practitioner before discontinuing or changing any medications you are taking.

Procedure: 

Here's how the collection procedure works: 

  • On the first day, urinate into a toilet as soon as you get out of bed. Eliminate the first sample.
  • Pour the next 24 hours' urine into a separate container.
  • On day two, urinate into the designated container as soon as you get out of bed.
  • Then, return the container to the lab as quickly as possible.

Required Documents for 24-hour Urine for Potassium test: 

  • Doctor prescription 

After Care: 

After a 24-hour urine collection, no particular type of treatment is required. Depending on your circumstances, your doctor may give you extra advice after the therapy.

Urine Potassium Test Cost in Delhi: 

The 24 HRS urine potassium test cost varies by region and facility. So constantly get tested at trustworthy diagnostic centers like Ganesh Diagnostic. It is staffed by trained and experienced professionals to assure patient and visitor safety.

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