Span-K

Span-K

potassium chloride

Manufacturer:

Aspen Asia

Distributor:

Primal
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
KCl
Dosage/Direction for Use
1-2 tab bd-tds. Where Span-K is given routinely w/ an ave daily maintenance dose of an oral diuretic, 1-2 tab daily may be sufficient.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Swallow whole, do not chew/crush.
Contraindications
Severe tissue destruction, burns, advanced renal failure, untreated Addison's disease, acute dehydration, hyperkalaemia; GI obstruction, metabolic acidosis.
Special Precautions
Chronic renal disease, hepatic cirrhosis. Discontinue immediately if severe vomiting, abdominal pains, flatulence or GI haemorrhage develops. Do not administer concomitantly w/ K-sparing diuretics.
Adverse Reactions
Drug Interactions
Slowing of GI motility w/ anticholinergics. Increased risk of hyperkalaemia w/ K-sparing diuretics.
MIMS Class
Electrolytes
ATC Classification
A12BA01 - potassium chloride ; Belongs to the class of potassium-containing preparations. Used as dietary supplements.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Span-K SR tab 600 mg
Packing/Price
200's ($50/pack)
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