K-Phos Neutral

K-Phos Neutral

K-Phos Neutral Patient Information Including Side Effects

Brand Names: K-Phos M.F., K-Phos Neutral, K-Phos No. 2, Neutra-Phos, Uro-KP-Neutral

Generic Name: potassium phosphate and sodium phosphate (Pronunciation: poe TASS ee um FOSS fate and SEW dee um FOSS fate)

What are potassium phosphate and sodium phosphate (K-Phos Neutral)?

Phosphorus is a naturally occurring substance that is important in every cell in the body. The majority of phosphorus in the body is found in the bones. The potassium and sodium salt forms of phosphorus are called phosphates.

Potassium phosphate and sodium phosphate is used to acidify the urine and lower the urinary calcium concentration. This may reduce rash and odor caused by ammonium in the urine. Potassium phosphate and sodium phosphate may also increase the antibiotic effect of methenamine (Hiprex, Urex). Potassium phosphate and sodium phosphate is also used as a phosphorus supplement to prevent and/or treat a phosphorus deficiency.

Potassium phosphate and sodium phosphate may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.

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What are the possible side effects of potassium phosphate and sodium phosphate (K-Phos 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, there is a possibility that you will pass old stones after starting treatment with potassium phosphate and sodium phosphate.

Less commonly, the following side effects have been reported:

  • headache;
  • dizziness or confusion;
  • weakness or heaviness of the legs;
  • diarrhea;
  • seizures;
  • unusual tiredness or weakness;
  • muscle cramps;
  • numbness, tingling, pain, or weakness of the hands or feet;
  • swelling of the feet or lower legs;
  • unusual weight gain;
  • increased thirst;
  • decreased urine; or
  • bone or joint pain.

Notify your doctor if you develop any of the side effects listed above.

Side effects other than those listed here may also occur. Talk to your doctor about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the K-Phos Neutral (potassium and sodium phosphate) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects

What is the most important information I should know about 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.

If you have kidney stones, there is a possibility that you will pass old stones after starting treatment with potassium phosphate and sodium phosphate.

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