K-Phos Neutral

K-Phos Neutral

K-Phos Neutral Patient Information including How Should I Take

Who should not take potassium phosphate and sodium phosphate (K-Phos Neutral)?

You cannot take potassium phosphate and sodium phosphate if you have

  • high levels of potassium in your body,
  • high levels of phosphorus in your body,
  • infected phosphate stones, or
  • severe kidney disease.

Before taking potassium phosphate and sodium phosphate, tell your doctor if you have

  • Addison's disease,
  • a bowel obstruction,
  • heart disease,
  • high blood pressure,
  • kidney disease,
  • liver disease or cirrhosis,
  • swelling or water retention,
  • high levels of sodium in your body,
  • low levels of calcium in your body,
  • hypoparathyroidism,
  • pancreatitis, or
  • rickets.

You may not be able to take potassium phosphate and sodium phosphate, or you may require a lower dose or special monitoring if you have any of the conditions listed above.

Potassium phosphate and sodium phosphate is in the FDA pregnancy category C. This means that it is not known whether potassium phosphate and sodium phosphate will harm an unborn baby. Do not take this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant.

It is also not known whether potassium phosphate and sodium phosphate will harm a nursing infant. Do not take potassium phosphate and sodium phosphate without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding baby.

How should I take potassium phosphate and sodium phosphate (K-Phos Neutral)?

Take potassium phosphate and sodium phosphate exactly as directed by your doctor or as directed on the package. If you do not understand these directions, ask your pharmacist, nurse, or doctor to explain them to you.

Take each tablet with a full glass of water.

The K-Phos Original tablets should be dissolved in 6 to 8 ounces (180 to 240 mL) of water. Let the tablets soak for 2 to 5 minutes, or more if necessary, and stir. If tablet particles remain, they can be crushed and stirred to speed dissolution. Drink the solution once the tablets are completely dissolved.

Do not swallow the Neutra-Phos capsules whole. They must be opened, and the contents mixed with water. Mix the Neutra-Phos powder and capsule contents with 75 mL (approximately one-third cup) of water, and drink the solution.

Do not take more of this medication than is recommended. If your symptoms are not being treated, notify your doctor.

Store potassium phosphate and sodium phosphate at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

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