K-Phos Neutral

K-Phos Neutral Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose

What happens if I miss a dose (K-Phos Neutral)?

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take only the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not take a double dose of this medication unless otherwise directed.

What happens if I overdose (K-Phos Neutral)?

Seek emergency medical attention.

Most commonly, symptoms of an overdose include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dehydration, and severe and prolonged muscle cramps or paralysis.

What should I avoid while taking potassium phosphate and sodium phosphate (K-Phos Neutral)?

Do not take antacids containing aluminum, calcium, or magnesium while taking potassium phosphate and sodium phosphate, except under the supervision of your doctor. Antacids may decrease phosphate absorption.

What other drugs will affect potassium phosphate and sodium phosphate (K-Phos Neutral)?

Do not take antacids containing aluminum, calcium, or magnesium while taking potassium phosphate and sodium phosphate, except under the supervision of your doctor. Antacids may decrease phosphate absorption.

Before taking potassium phosphate and sodium phosphate, tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines

  • calcium and/or vitamin D supplements;
  • potassium supplements or salt substitutes;
  • a diuretic (water pill) such as triamterene (Dyrenium, Dyazide, Maxzide), spironolactone (Aldactone), or amiloride (Midamor);
  • a heart medication such as guanethidine (Ismelin), diazoxide (Hyperstat, Proglycem), hydralazine (Apresoline), methyldopa (Aldomet), or reserpine (Ser-Ap-Es); or
  • a steroid medicine such as corticotropin (ACTH, Acthar), cortisone (Cortone), hydrocortisone (Cortef, others), prednisone (Orasone, Deltasone, others), prednisolone (Prelone, Pediapred, Delta-Cortef, others), methylprednisolone (Medrol, others), triamcinolone (Aristocort, Kenalog, Tri-Kort, Trilog, others), dexamethasone (Decadron), or betamethasone (Celestone).

You may require a dosage adjustment or special monitoring if you are taking any of the medicines listed above.

Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with potassium phosphate and sodium phosphate. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicines.

Where can I get more information?

Your pharmacist has more information about potassium phosphate and sodium phosphate written for health professionals that you may read.


Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

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