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Boy Hospitalized for Low Potassium after Niacin “Prank”

Boy Hospitalized for Low Potassium after Niacin “Prank”

June 1, 2010 1 Comment

New York- A high school student’s crashing potassium levels landed him in the hospital for 6 days after drinking Mountain Dew laced with niacin as a prank.  Niacin, a B vitamin, commonly causes the face to flush – though it is usually harmless. However, Albany high school senior Jacob Spencer suffers from a rare kidney […]

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