Patients w/ bilateral renal artery stenosis, diabetic nephropathy, severe CHF or underlying renal disease (including renal artery stenosis), primary aldosteronism, aortic or mitral stenosis or obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, DM, ischaemic cardiopathy or CV disease. Monitor K & creatinine serum levels periodically. Correct vol &/or Na depletion prior to administration. Dehydration, acute cardiac decompensation, metabolic acidosis, infectious diseases, cellular lysis eg, acute limb ischemia, rhabdomyolysis, extend trauma. Concomitant use w/ K supplements, K-containing salt substitutes, K-sparing diuretics, ACE inhibitor, angiotensin II receptor antagonists, NSAIDs including selective COX-2 inhibitors, heparin, immunosuppressants, trimethoprim. Fructose & galactose intolerance, the Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption. Black patients. May affect the ability to drive & use machines. Renal impairment & kidney transplantation. Mild to moderate hepatic impairment. Not to be given in patients w/ cholestasis, biliary obstructive disorders or severe hepatic impairment. Not recommended during 1st trimester of pregnancy & lactation. Elderly >70 yr.