Electrolyte disturbances:

Indications for: K-TAB

Hypokalemia, including that caused by diuretics. Digitalis intoxication without AV block.

Adult Dosage:

Do not chew or crush. Take with meals. Prophylaxis: 20mEq daily. Treatment: 40–100mEq daily in divided doses; max 20mEq/dose.

Children Dosage:

Not recommended.

K-TAB Contraindications:

Hyperkalemia. Chronic renal disease. Acute dehydration. Heat cramps. Severe tissue destruction. Adrenal insufficiency. Familial periodic paralysis. Acidosis (potassium chloride products). Alkalosis (potassium bicarbonate products). Esophageal compression due to enlarged left atrium. Decreased GI motility.

K-TAB Warnings/Precautions:

Discontinue if GI bleed, ulceration, or other disturbances occur. Renal or cardiac disease. Monitor potassium level, clinical status, acid-base balance, and ECG. Elderly. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

K-TAB Interactions:

Hyperkalemia with ACE inhibitors, spironolactone, triamterene, amiloride, and potassium-containing salt substitutes. Anticholinergics, other agents that decrease GI motility increase risk of serious GI reactions with tablets.

Adverse Reactions:

Hyperkalemia, GI discomfort and irritation, diarrhea, rash (rare). Esophageal and GI ulceration, bleeding, obstruction, perforation.

How Supplied:

Tabs—100, 1000

Pricing for K-TAB

20meq tablet (Qty: 30)
Appx. price $11
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