Span-K

Span-K Warnings

potassium chloride

Manufacturer:

Aspen Asia

Distributor:

Primal
Full Prescribing Info
Warnings
If the patient develops severe vomiting, severe abdominal pains, flatulence or gastrointestinal haemorrhage, Span-K must be withdrawn at once. To prevent the risk of hyperkalaemia, potassium supplements should not be administered with potassium-sparing diuretic agents, eg spironolactone, triamterene or amiloride. In cases of metabolic acidosis, hypokalaemia should not be treated with potassium chloride, but with a potassium salt containing an alkalinising anion (eg, potassium bicarbonate).
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