Urine acidification/alkalinization:

Indications for K-PHOS ORIGINAL:

Urinary acidification.

Adult Dosage:

2 tabs dissolved in 6–8oz water 4 times a day with meals and at bedtime.

Children Dosage:

Not recommended.

K-PHOS ORIGINAL Contraindications:

Renal or adrenal insufficiency. Severe hepatic disease. Infected phosphate stones. Hyperphosphatemia. Hyperkalemia (Original).

K-PHOS ORIGINAL Warnings/Precautions:

Electrolyte restrictions. Cardiac disease. Hypertension. Edema. Monitor serum electrolytes and for GI obstruction. Discontinue if laxation persists after dosage reduction. Hypoparathyroidism. Osteomalacia. Pancreatitis. Dehydration. Toxemia of pregnancy. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

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K-PHOS ORIGINAL Classification:

Urinary acidifier.

K-PHOS ORIGINAL Interactions:

Antagonized by antacids. Hyperkalemia with ACE inhibitors, triamterene, spironolactone, amiloride, potassium supplements. Toxicity with digitalis. Hypernatremia with methyldopa, guanethidine, other antihypertensives, corticotropins, mineralocorticoids.

Adverse Reactions:

Small bowel lesions, laxation, headache, dizziness, hyperacidity, nausea, weakness, confusion, paresthesias, seizures, arrhythmias, shortness of breath, edema.

How Supplied:

Tabs—100