Potassium Bicarbonate, Potassium Chloride Effervescent Tablet 25-1.5G Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Potassium Bicarbonate, Potassium Chloride: Effervescent tablet (25-1.5g)

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What is this Medicine?

POTASSIUM (poe TASS i um) is a natural salt that is important for the heart, muscles, and nerves. Too much or too little potassium in the body can cause serious problems. Potassium is found in many foods and is normally supplied by a balanced diet. This medicine is a potassium supplement that is used to prevent and to treat low potassium.

In-Depth Information

Potassium Chloride 25mEq Effervescent Tablet

NDC: 006033508
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)




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

Potassium Chloride 25mEq Effervescent Tablet
Daily Life Interactions for Potassium Chloride 25mEq Effervescent Tablet

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 Potassium Chloride 25mEq Effervescent Tablet(Potassium Bicarbonate)
Foods high in potassium and Potassium(Potassium Bicarbonate)
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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