Micro-K for Liquid Suspension

Discontinued Warning IconPlease Note: This Brand Name drug is no longer available in the US.
(Generic versions may still be available.)

PATIENT INFORMATION

Physicians should consider reminding the patient of the following:

1. To take each dose with meals mixed in water or other suitable liquid.

2. To take this medicine following the frequency and amount prescribed by the physician. This is especially important if the patient is also taking diuretics and/or digitalis preparations.

3. To inform patients that this product contains as a dispersing agent the stool softener, docusate sodium, which may change stool consistency, or, rarely, produce diarrhea or cramps.

4. To check with the physician at once if tarry stools or other evidence of gastrointestinal bleeding is noticed.

Last reviewed on RxList: 12/26/2005
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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