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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Electro K. Please consult your doctor.
Electro K may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developi... View More
Electro K is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not ... View More
Electro K does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Electro K should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Electro K may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Electro K in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Electro K is a potassium salt that is used to treat potassium deficiency in the body. This supplement can relieve muscle weakness, irregular heartbeat, ... View More
Uses of Electro K
- Potassium deficiency
Side effects of Electro K
- Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
- Muscle weakness
- Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation)
How to use Electro K
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Electro K works
Electro K works by raising potassium levels in your blood.
- The concentration of intravenous infusion solution should not exceed 3.2 g (43 mmol)/l.
- Do not take potassium chloride if you have kidney, heart problems, high blood pressure or high blood potassium level.
- Avoid using potassium chloride, if you have Addison disease (adrenal gland disorder); severe tissue injury such as burn; severe dehydration, blockage of... View More
Hypokalemia, Electrolyte replenisher
Should be taken with food.
Oral Prophylaxis of hypokalaemia and mild K deficiency; Hypokalaemia Adult: Prevention of hypokalaemia: 20 mEq daily. Treatment of hypokalaemia 4... View More
Hypokalemia 0.5-2 mEq/kg PO q12hr Monitor closely: 0.5 mEq/kg/hr IV for 1-2 hr
Hyperchloraemia, severe renal or adrenal insufficiency.
Mode of Action
Potassium chloride is a major cation of the intracellular fluid. It plays an active role in the conduction of nerve impulses in the heart, brain and ske... View More
Renal or adrenocortical insufficiency; cardiac disease; acute dehydration; extensive tissue destruction. Pregnancy. Ensure adequate urine output; monito... View More
GI ulceration (sometimes with haemorrhage and perforation or with late formation of strictures) following the use of enteric-coated K chloride preparati... View More
Potassium-sparing diuretics, ACE inhibitors, ciclosporin and potassium-containing drugs. Antimuscarinics delay gastric emptying time consequently increa... View More
Alternative brand for Electro K
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More