"More Americans than ever are developing kidney stones, and the demographics of those at increased risk are changing, a study published online January 14 in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology has shown.
(potassium and sodium phosphate)
Each tablet contains 852 mg dibasic sodium phosphate anhydrous, 155 mg monobasic potassium phosphate, and 130 mg monobasic sodium phosphate monohydrate. Each tablet yields approximately 250 mg of phosphorus, 298 mg of sodium (13.0 mEq) and 45 mg of potassium (1.1 mEq).
What are the possible side effects of potassium phosphate and sodium phosphate (K-Phos M.F., K-Phos Neutral, K-Phos No. 2, Neutra-Phos, Uro-KP-Neutral)?
Stop taking potassium phosphate and sodium phosphate and seek emergency medical attention if you experience an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives).
Other, less serious side effects may also to occur. Nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, and diarrhea are among the most common. These side effects usually lessen after a few days of therapy. Notify your doctor if you develop these side effects.
If you have kidney stones,...
What are the precautions when taking potassium and sodium phosphate (K-Phos Neutral )?
Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: infection with kidney stones, high phosphate/potassium/sodium levels, severe kidney disease.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: adrenal gland problems (e.g., Addison's disease), breathing problems (pulmonary edema), bone problems (e.g., osteomalacia, rickets), heart disease (e.g., heart failure,...
Last reviewed on RxList: 7/24/2008
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