Potassium disorders have been associated with HF-targeting drugs. Thiazide and loop diuretics may induce hypokalemia, whereas angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, angiotensin II receptor antagonists, angiotensin receptor-neprilysin inhibitors, and mineralocorticoids have been shown to cause hyperkalemia. In many patients, this risk precludes optimal uptitration, and it has been estimated that few patients with HF actually adhere to the appropriate dosage of these medications.
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