Slow-K Oral Tablet, Wax Matrix 8Meq Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Slow-K: Oral tablet, Wax matrix (8mEq)

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Slow-K 8mEq ER Tab
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp
Pill Identification: Slow-K 
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Potassium Chloride 8mEq ER Tab
Upsher-Smith Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: USL 8 
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Potassium Chloride 8mEq ER Tab
Upsher-Smith Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: USL 8 
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Slow-K 8mEq ER Tab
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp
Pill Identification: Slow-K 
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Potassium Chloride 8mEq ER Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: COPLEY 225 
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Potassium Chloride 8mEq ER Tab
Sandoz Inc
Pill Identification: USL 8 
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Klor-Con 8mEq ER Tab
Legacy Packaging
Pill Identification: KC 8 
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Potassium Chloride 8mEq ER Tab
PD-RX Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: USL 8 
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Klor-Con 8mEq ER Tab
Upsher-Smith Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: KC 8,KLOR-CON 8 
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Klor-Con 8mEq ER Tab
Sandoz Inc
Pill Identification: KLOR-CON 8 
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Klor-Con 8mEq ER Tab
Upsher-Smith Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: KC 8,KLOR-CON 8 
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Klor-Con 8mEq ER Tab
Sandoz Inc,
Pill Identification: KC 8 

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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Slow-K 8mEq Extended-Release Tablet

NDC: 000780320
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




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

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store below 86 degrees F
Protect from moisture
Slow-K 8mEq Extended-Release Tablet
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Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp
Pill Identification: Slow-K 
Shape: round
Color: beige
Daily Life Interactions for Slow-K 8mEq Extended-Release 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 Slow-K 8mEq Extended-Release Tablet(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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