This medication is an essential mineral for body, prescribed for hypokalemia. In nature it occurs only in ionic salts. It is needed for several functions in the body.
Dose is based on patient’s condition. It is usually taken two to four times a day, with or immediately after meals.
It comes as oral liquid, powder, granules, tablet, and capsule to take by mouth, with food.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart, kidney, or Addison's (adrenal gland) disease, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Stomach upset, vomiting and diarrhea.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.
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