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Question Premature ventricular beats

A man with congestive heart failure, given digoxin and furosemide, develops
ventricular premature beats. What is the management ?
a. Stop digoxin and diuretics
b. Stop digoxin and diuretics - supply KCL
c. Stop diuretics continue digoxin supply KCL
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Digoxin toxicity is CAUSED by hypokalemia
Digoxin toxicity causes hyperkalemia.

So I think we dont need to give KCL.
So A. Stop digoxin and diuretics.

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A man with congestive heart failure, given digoxin and furosemide, develops
ventricular premature beats. What is the management ?
a. Stop digoxin and diuretics
b. Stop digoxin and diuretics - supply KCL
c. Stop diuretics continue digoxin supply KCL
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