K-Lyte

K-Lyte

potassium chloride

Manufacturer:

ACME

Distributor:

Sea King Pharma

Marketer:

Euro Generics
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
KCl
Indications/Uses
Drug-induced hypokalemia, liver cirrhosis, nausea, vomiting, cholera, diarrhea, muscular weakness, paralysis, cardiac & CHF, diabetic ketoacidosis, ulcerative colitis, weakness, anorexia, drowsiness, Cushing's syndrome, pyloric stenosis, low BP.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult Severe deficiencies 3-6 tab/day in divided doses.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to K salts. Concomitant use w/ K-sparing diuretics (eg, spironolactone, triamterene).
Special Precautions
Monitor serum electrolytes, ECG & clinical status particularly in the presence of cardiac or renal disease & acidosis.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain & diarrhea; hyperkalemia.
Drug Interactions
Risk of hyperkalemia w/ K-sparing diuretics, ACE inhibitors (during heart failure therapy) & β-adrenoceptor blockers.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
A12BA01 - potassium chloride ; Belongs to the class of potassium-containing preparations. Used as dietary supplements.
Presentation/Packing
Form
K-Lyte tab 600 mg
Packing/Price
100's (P1,550/box)
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