Posted by: Sunfower | 2009/09/21

Potassium Glycerophos. vs Spiractin

I would like to know, I am for the last 3 months on 25mg Spiractin a day (1 pill) for hormonal acne (as prescribed by my endocrinologist), and would like to start a multivitamin supplement, Vitaforce Nutri B, but this vitamin has 12mg Potassium Glycerophos. 50% in as one of the " ingredients" . Now I know that the Spiractin ups your potassium level, which my level is still within the normal range when I have last tested my blood after a week of the Spiratin usage. Will taking this kind of multivitamin with the Potassium Glycerophos. be a good idea, or should I rather not and take something else with no Potassium in?

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Hi Sunflower. In general it is recommended that people using this drug avoid potassium supplements and salt substitutes containing potassium. I'd therefore advise taking a multivit WITHOUT potassium.

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