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What conditions or medication can cause low aldosterone (0.50 ng/dL) when sodium/potassium/cortisol are all normal?

Can first-generation sedating antihistamine hydroxyzine (Atarax, Vistaril) the night before testing, produce such low levels?

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replied November 13th, 2017
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Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Antihistamines should not affect aldosterones. Get an endocrinologist and let them have a look.

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