Poklite tablet 500 mg 30’s

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Drug Strength: 500 mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 30s
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Poklite tablet contains Potassium Chloride | belongs to Potassium salt

SKU: pg_18575_25676 Categories: ,

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    How it works

    Poklite tablet 500 mg 30’s helps to maintain potassium balance in the body by restoring normal potassium levels in depleted patients.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for Poklite tablet 500 mg 30’s

    • Nausea and Vomiting
    • Increased heart beat
    • Chest pain and discomfort
    • Constipation or diarrhea
    • Increased potassium levels

    Uses of Poklite tablet 500 mg 30’s

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Hypokalemia

      This medicine is used for the prevention or treatment of low potassium levels in the blood.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The amount of time taken by this medicine to show its effect is subjected to vary based on the individual, strength, and form of administration.

    • Duration of Effect

      The amount of time for which this medicine remains effective is subjected to vary based on the individual, strength, and form of administration.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit-forming tendencies were reported

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/receiving this medicine.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/receiving this medicine.

    When not to use?

    • Kidney impairment

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with kidney impairment due to the increased risk of adverse effects.

    • Hyperkalemia

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with hyperkalemia (high blood potassium levels) due to the increased risk of adverse effects.

    • Addison's disease

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with Addison's disease (an adrenal gland disorder) due to the increased risk of adverse effects.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/receiving this medicine.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/receiving this medicine.

    General Warnings
    • Gastrointestinal irritation

      Poklite tablet 500 mg 30’s may cause gastrointestinal irritation in patients especially, if it is administered without diluting. Hence, it is advised to dilute the solution before administration and take along with meals to avoid gastrointestinal irritation.

    • Dehydration

      Poklite tablet 500 mg 30’s should be used with extreme caution in patients with acute dehydration due to the risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of the clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative might be required based on the clinical condition.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      Oral forms: Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose. Parenteral forms: Since this medicine is usually administered by a qualified healthcare professional in the clinical/hospital setting, the likelihood of a missed dose is very low.

    • Overdose

      Oral forms: Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose. Parenteral forms: Since this medicine is administered in the hospital setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very less. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Aliskiren moderate
    • Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEI's) severe
    • Spironolactone severe

    General Instructions

    Oral forms: Take Poklite tablet 500 mg 30’s as instructed by your doctor. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking the medicine before completion of the course/without consulting your doctor. Parenteral forms: This medicine is usually administered in the clinical/hospital setting under the supervision of a qualified healthcare professional. Follow all the instructions given by your doctor. Inform the doctor if you have a known allergy to this medicine. Report all your current medicines as well as your medical conditions to the doctor before receiving this medicine.

    Other details

    • Usage does not depend on food timings
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • Does not cause sleepiness

    References

    Additional Information>

    How to use Poklite tablet 500 mg 30’s

    The rate of infusion depends on serum potassium level.
    Compatibility: Stable in dextran 6% in dextrose, dextran 6% in NS, D5LR, D5¼NS, D5½NS, D5NS, D5W, D10W, D20W, LR, ½NS, NS, sodium chloride 3%.
    Stability: Store at room temperature. Protect from freezing, use only clear solutions. Use admixture within 24 hrs.

    what are the adverse effects of Poklite tablet 500 mg 30’s?

    Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, flatulence, with modified-release preparations gastro-intestinal obstruction, ulceration, bleeding.

    What happens if I miss a dose of Poklite tablet 500 mg 30’s?

    ORAL: Treatment of hypokalaemia: Adults: Potassium less than 2.5 mEq/L: 60-80 mEq/day plus additional amounts if needed. Potassium more than 2.5 mEq/L: Up to 40-60 mEq/day initial dose, followed by further dose based on lab tests. Children: 1-2 mEq/kg initially, then as needed based on lab test. If not controlled use IV preps.
    Prevention of hypokalaemia: Dosage require closed monitoring by lab test. Adults: 20-40 mEq/day in 1-2 divided doses. Children: 1-2 mEq/day in 1-2 divided doses.
    INJECTION: By IV, depending upon the requirement of potassium. Must be diluted with not less than 50 times volume of sodium chloride IV infusion 0.9% or other suitable diluent and mixed well.

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Poklite tablet 500 mg 30’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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