A 39-year old man is being treated for asthma, acid reflux and gout. His current drug regimen includes:
- Albuterol (salbutamol)
- Beclomethasone dipropionate
He visits his GP complaining of tremors, leg cramps and fatigue. His GP decides to take a blood test and learns the patient suffers from slight hypokalemia. Which medicine is the most likely cause of his symptoms?
B. Beclomethasone dipropionate
C. Albuterol (salbutamol)
Suggest a second medicine that should be removed from the patient’s regimen, giving reasons for your answer.
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