Potassium

 

 

 

General English name: Potassium

Brand: Kay-Cee-L, Sando-K

Application: Potassium deficiency in the blood

 

 

 

 

Pharmaceutical forms of potassium

Potassium Medication Information

Amount and method of taking potassium

Contraindications to potassium

Potassium intake during pregnancy and lactation

The effect of potassium on driving and working with machines

Potassium drug interactions

Special warnings and precautions while taking potassium

Side effects of potassium

Potassium overdose (drug poisoning)

Storage conditions for potassium

 

 

 

 

Pharmaceutical forms of potassium

Saturated tablets, syrup

 

Potassium Medication Information

The normal level of potassium in the blood is very important for human health. Potassium helps cells, kidneys, heart, muscles and nerves. Most people get enough potassium through a balanced diet (containing fruits, vegetables, and other fresh foods), but some conditions, such as prolonged and severe diarrhea and vomiting, hormonal problems such as hydraulic stroke, profuse sweating, or taking pills. Water or diuretics reduce the body's potassium levels (hypokalemia), and in such cases medications such as potassium supplements are prescribed to supply your blood potassium.

 

Amount and method of taking potassium

  • Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with this medicine. This brochure will help you to get comprehensive information about the drug and its possible side effects.
  • The dose and amount of this drug varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised.
  • Sando-K tablets are saturated and should be dissolved in half a glass of water and then taken.
  • Take this medicine after a meal.
  • If you forget to take your daily dose at the right time but soon forget, take the medicine; But if you remember when the next dose is near the hour, do not take the missed dose. You should not take two doses of the medicine together because of the missed dose.

 

Contraindications to potassium

Pay attention to the expiration date of this medicine and do not take it if the medicine in your hand has expired.

Never give this medicine to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.

Check for drug interactions, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this medication, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Potassium intake during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor. If you need this medicine, your doctor will prescribe it for you.

 

The effect of potassium on driving and working with machines

Potassium can make you feel sick or nauseous. Make sure you are alert before driving or operating machinery.

 

 Potassium drug interactions

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

If you take medications such as eplerenone, ACE inhibitors such as enalapril / lisinopril, angiotensin receptor blockers such as losartan / valsartan, water pills such as spironolactone / triamterene, or birth control pills containing drospirenas, which may increase Tell yourself.

 

Special warnings and precautions while taking potassium

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best to let your doctor know the following before taking this medicine:

  • If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding your baby.
  • If you have heart problems.
  • If you have a kidney problem.
  • If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  • If you have a history of an allergic reaction to a drug.

 

Side effects of potassium

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away shortly after taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed:

  • stomach discomfort
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to the use of this medicine.

 

Potassium overdose (drug poisoning)

Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room immediately.

 

Storage conditions for potassium

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Keep the medicine in a cool place away from heat and direct sunlight

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