Micro-K Oral Capsule, Extended Release 10Meq Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Micro-K: Oral capsule, extended release (10mEq)

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Potassium Cl 10mEq ER Cap
Paddock Laboratories Inc, a Perrigo Family
Pill Identification: PAD 0181 
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Potassium Cl 10mEq ER Cap
Ethex Corporation
Pill Identification: ETHEX 001 
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Potassium Cl 10mEq ER Cap
American Health Packaging
Pill Identification: 001 001 
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Potassium Cl 10mEq ER Cap
Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA) Inc
Pill Identification: 001 001 
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Micro-K 10 mEq Extencaps
Ther-Rx Corp
Pill Identification: MICRO-K 10 Ther-Rx 009 
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Micro-K 10 mEq Extencaps
Ther-Rx Corp
Pill Identification: MICRO-K 10 Ther-Rx 009 
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Potassium Cl 10mEq ER Cap
Major Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: LOGO 560 
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Potassium Cl 10mEq ER Cap
Actavis Inc. formerly Watson Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: LOGO 560 
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Potassium Cl 10mEq ER Cap
Major Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: ETHEX 001 
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Potassium Cl 10mEq ER Cap
AvKARE, Inc.
Pill Identification: LOGO 560 
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Micro-K 10 ER Cap
PD-RX Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: MICRO-K 10 Ther-Rx 009 

What is this Medicine?

POTASSIUM (poe TASS i um) is a natural salt that is important for the heart, muscles, and nerves. It is found in many foods and is normally supplied by a well balanced diet. This medicine is used to treat low potassium.

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Micro-K 10 Extended-Release Capsule

NDC: 640110009
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hypokalemia Prevention, Digoxin Toxicity, Hypokalemia

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Micro-K 10 Extended-Release Capsule
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Ther-Rx Corp
Pill Identification: MICRO-K 10 Ther-Rx 009 
Shape: capsule
Color: orange,white
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Ther-Rx Corp
Pill Identification: MICRO-K 10 Ther-Rx 009 
Shape: capsule
Color: orange,white
Daily Life Interactions for Micro-K 10 Extended-Release Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Severe Lifestyle Interaction
Foods high in potassium and Micro-K 10 Extended-Release Capsule(Potassium Chloride)
Foods high in potassium and Potassium(Potassium Chloride)
Do not take Potassium Salts together with dietary salt substitutes or low salt milk products which contain potassium. Taking these can increase the level of potassium in the blood. If the potassium level is too high, you may experience muscle weakness or an abnormal heart rhythm. If you experience extreme muscle weakness, chest pain, pounding heartbeat, or an unusually fast or slow heart beat, contact your health care provider immediately. While taking Potassium-containing medicines, your prescriber may order a blood test to check the level of potassium in your blood. DO NOT take potassium-containing nutritional supplements with this medicine unless they are approved for you by your health care provider.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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