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Potassium wasting nephropathy in the setting of tizanidine overdose: a case report
Journal of Medical Case Reports
Hypokalemia has been rarely attributed to tizanidine, although the precise mechanism is unclear. Severe hypokalemia is a well-established cause of abnormalities involving cardiac conduction. Given this agent's well-known cardiac arrhythmogenic potential, awareness of potential concomitant electrolyte abnormalities is important. Electrolyte disorders, including hypokalemia, are rare complications of the antispasmodic medicine tizanidine when taken in doses as outlined by the manufacturer'sdoi:10.1186/s13256-021-02811-8 pmid:33931107 fatcat:6fq23o6xvjhs5owztzw2qmoux4