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Potassium Chloride Tablets

Brands: S.Q-Potaride;Oral Preparation
Specification/Dosage: 600mg
Packaging: 10 tablets x 1 blister/box, 10 tablets x 2 blister/box, Others

Potassium Chloride tablet is the generic form of the brand-name drug S.Q-Potaride, a drug indications

  • Hypokalemia caused by various causes of hypokalemia, such as eating insufficiency, vomiting, severe diarrhea, use of potassium excretion diuretics, hypokalemic family periodic paralysis, long-term use of glucocorticoids, and supplementation of hypertonic glucose, etc. .
  • Prevention of hypokalemia in patients with potassium loss, especially if the occurrence of hypokalemia in patients with greater harm (such as the use of digitalis drug patients), the need for preventive potassium supplements, such as eating very little, serious or Chronic diarrhea, long-term use of adrenocorticotropic hormone, potassium nephropathy, Bartter syndrome, etc.
  • Digitalis poisoning causes frequent, multiple-source premature beats or rapid arrhythmia.

Oral can have gastrointestinal irritation, such as nausea, vomiting, throat discomfort, chest pain (esophageal irritation), abdominal pain, diarrhea, and even peptic ulcers and bleeding. It is more likely to occur on fasting, in larger doses, and in older gastrointestinal diseases.
The original renal dysfunction should pay attention to hyperkalemia.

Patients with hyperkalemia are diabled
Acute renal insufficiency, chronic renal insufficiency are disabled
Chronic or severe diarrhea can cause hypokalemia, but can also cause dehydration and hyponatremia, causing prerenal oliguria
Blocked arrhythmias, especially when digitalis drugs are used
Extensive burns, muscle trauma, severe infections, 24 hours after major surgery, and severe hemolysis, which can cause hyperkalemia
Adrenal abnormal syndrome with insufficient secretion of mineralocorticoid;
Patients who receive potassium retention diuretics with caution

The adrenal glucocorticoids, in particular those with more prominent mineralocorticoids, adrenocorticotropic hormone and adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), can promote urinary potassium excretion and reduce the potency of potassium when combined.
Anticholinergic drugs can aggravate the gastrointestinal stimulating effects of oral potassium salts, especially potassium chloride.
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory analgesics aggravate the gastrointestinal reactions of oral potassium salts.
Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and cyclosporine A can inhibit aldosterone secretion and reduce urinary potassium excretion, so hyperkalemia is prone to occur when combined.
Heparin can inhibit the synthesis of aldosterone, reduce urinary potassium excretion, prone to hyperkalemia in combination. In addition, heparin can increase the chance of gastrointestinal bleeding.
Sustained-release potassium salts can inhibit the absorption of vitamin B12 in the intestine.

Active Ingredients: Potassium Chloride 600mg
Standard: USP, BP,CP
Dossier: ACTD, CTD or According client requirement
Shelf life: 3 years(36 months)