K-DUR (Potassium chloride)
K-DUR (Potassium chloride)
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Why is K-Dur prescribed?
K-Dur, with the generic name Potassium chloride, is a supplement given to people with deficient levels of potassium in the body, as in the case of kidney disease, a gastrointestinal disease with associated nausea and vomiting, and the intake of diuretics. Potassium is essential to maintain the function of the heart, kidneys, muscles, nerves, as well as the digestive system.
What does it do?
Potassium is classified as electrolytes used to replenish the levels of potassium in the body in order to provide relief of symptoms experienced with potassium deficiency.
How should I take it?
K-Dur is currently available as a 20meq tablet taken whole (not split, chewed, or crushed) by mouth with a full glass of water or fruit juice.
The dosage strength and frequency will vary depending on your condition. Do not self-medicate and only take this drug after consulting with your doctor or pharmacist to determine the best dosage and dosing schedule for the treatment of your condition.
What if I missed a dose?
Strictly follow your prescribed dosing schedule to achieve the desired effect of this drug. If you miss a dose, take it immediately. However, if it’s close to the next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and proceed with the regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose, unless told otherwise.
What are the special precautions before taking K-Dur?
It is imperative that you inform your doctor about all the medications you are taking. Discuss your current and previous medical history and any allergic reactions to Potassium chloride, or any other ingredients included in the manufacture of this medication.
Inform your doctor if you had any form of surgery or if you are planning to get one.
Does it have any side effects?
It is important to note that all drugs have corresponding side effects and adverse reactions. Additional information may be obtained when you ask your doctor or pharmacist.
- Common side effects may include:
- Abdominal pain
- Serious side effects include:
- Blisters, hives, itching, or rash
- Hoarseness, difficulty breathing or swallowing
- Rapid, irregular heartbeat
- Cold, pale skin
- Black stools
- Abdominal distention
- Tingling or burning sensation in the limbs
Is it safe to use it with another drug?
Some drug interactions may cause life-threatening reactions when taken with other medications. Immediately inform your doctor if you are taking K-Dur with any of the following medications:
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for other possible interactions not listed within this section.
How should I store it?
Keep K-Dur in its original packaging in a clean environment away from excessive heat and moisture. Keep out of reach of children.
What action should I take in case of overdose?
Immediately call an ambulance and seek immediate medical attention to prevent further complications or possible death.
Is it safe for pregnant or breastfeeding women?
Potassium chloride is not recommended for use during pregnancy or lactation. It should only be used if the benefits outweigh the risks associated with its use. Hence, the potential risks and benefits of using K-Dur in pregnant or breastfeeding infants should be carefully considered.
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