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General Information on Potassium- Sodium Phosphate

Generic Name : Potassium- Sodium Phosphate

Pronunciation : poh-TASS-ee-um- so-dee-um -FOSS-fate

Latest prescription information about Potassium- Sodium Phosphate. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y43.5 | Therapeutic Classification : Acidifiers

Trade Names/Brand Names of Potassium- Sodium Phosphate

International- K-phos.

Why is Potassium- Sodium Phosphate Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a natural body mineral, prescribed for hypercalcemia. 

When should Potassium- Sodium Phosphate not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with infected phosphate stones, kidney impairment, abnormally elevated levels of phosphate in the blood, and hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Potassium- Sodium Phosphate?

PO- The usual dose is 2 tablets (155mg) 4 times a day with a full glass of water.

How should Potassium- Sodium Phosphate be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth with food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Potassium- Sodium Phosphate?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney, heart and liver diseases, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

What are the side effects of Potassium- Sodium Phosphate?

   Most Common : Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, headache, stomach upset, muscle cramps, bone and joint pain.
   Miscellaneous : Headache, mental confusion, seizures, weakness or heaviness of legs and unusual tiredness.

What are the other precautions for Potassium- Sodium Phosphate?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Potassium- Sodium Phosphate?

Store it at room temperature (25 to 30C).

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