Thuốc Kaochlor 10

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Thuốc Kaochlor 10
Thuốc Kaochlor 10
  • For oral dosage form (tablets):
    • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
      • Adults and teenagers—5 to 10 mEq taken two to four times a day. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
      • Children—Dose must be determined by your doctor.
    • For potassium gluconate and potassium chloride

    • For oral dosage form (liquid for solution):
      • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—20 milliequivalents (mEq) diluted in 2 tablespoonfuls or more of cold water or juice, taken two to four times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. The usual dose is 2 to 3 mEq per kilogram (kg) (0.9 to 1.36 mEq per pound) of body weight taken in smaller doses during the day. The solution should be well mixed into water or juice.
    • For oral dosage form (powder for solution):
      • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—20 mEq mixed in 2 tablespoonfuls or more of cold water or juice taken two to four times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose is base on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. The usual dose is 2 to 3 mEq per kg (0.9 to 1.36 mEq per pound) of body weight taken in smaller doses during the day. The solution should be well mixed into water or juice.
      For potassium gluconate and potassium citrate

    • For oral dosage form (liquid for solution):
      • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—20 milliequivalents (mEq) mixed into one-half glass of cold water or juice, taken two to four times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. The usual dose is 2 to 3 mEq per kg (0.9 to 1.36 mEq per pound) of body weight taken in smaller doses during the day. The solution should be well mixed into water or juice.
      For trikates

    • For oral dosage form (liquid for solution):
      • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—15 milliequivalents (mEq) mixed into one-half glass of cold water or juice, taken three or four times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. The usual dose is 2 to 3 mEq per kilogram (kg) (0.9 to 1.36 mEq per pound) of body weight taken in smaller doses during the day. The solution should be well mixed into water or juice.

    Missed dose

    If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double doses.

    Storage

    Keep out of the reach of children.

    Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Keep from freezing.

    Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.

    Precautions while using Kaochlor 10

    Your doctor should check your progress at regular visits to make sure the medicine is working properly and that possible side effects are avoided. Laboratory tests may be necessary.

    Do not use salt substitutes, eat low-sodium foods, especially some breads and canned foods, or drink low-sodium milk unless you are told to do so by your doctor, since these products may contain potassium. It is important to read the labels carefully on all low-sodium food products.

    Check with your doctor before starting any physical exercise program, especially if you are out of condition and are taking any other medicine. Exercise and certain medicines may increase the amount of potassium in the blood.

    Check with your doctor at once if you notice blackish stools or other signs of stomach or intestinal bleeding. This medicine may cause such a condition to become worse, especially when taken in tablet form.

    Kaochlor 10 side effects

    Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

    Stop taking this medicine and check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

    Less common

    • Confusion
    • irregular or slow heartbeat
    • numbness or tingling in hands, feet, or lips
    • shortness of breath or difficult breathing
    • unexplained anxiety
    • unusual tiredness or weakness
    • weakness or heaviness of legs

    Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

    Rare

    • Abdominal or stomach pain, cramping, or soreness (continuing)
    • chest or throat pain, especially when swallowing
    • stools with signs of blood (red or black color)

    Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

    More common

    • Diarrhea
    • nausea
    • stomach pain, discomfort, or gas (mild)
    • vomiting

    Sometimes you may see what appears to be a whole tablet in the stool after taking certain extended-release potassium chloride tablets. This is to be expected. Your body has absorbed the potassium from the tablet and the shell is then expelled.

    Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

    Seek emergency medical attention or call 115

    Further information

    The content of Holevn is solely for the purpose of providing information about Thuốc Kaochlor 10  and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Please contact your nearest doctor or clinic, hospital for advice. We do not accept liability if the patient arbitrarily uses the drug without following a doctor’s prescription.

    Reference from: https://www.drugs.com/cons/kaochlor-10.html

  • Tizanidine
  • Toremifene
  • Trandolapril
  • Trazodone
  • Triamterene
  • Triclabendazole
  • Trifluoperazine
  • Trimipramine
  • Triptorelin
  • Vandetanib
  • Vardenafil
  • Vemurafenib
  • Vinflunine
  • Voriconazole
  • Zofenopril
  • Zuclopenthixol
  • Interactions with food/tobacco/alcohol

    Certain medicines should not be used at or around the time of eating food or eating certain types of food since interactions may occur. Using alcohol or tobacco with certain medicines may also cause interactions to occur. Discuss with your healthcare professional the use of your medicine with food, alcohol, or tobacco.

    Other medical problems

    The presence of other medical problems may affect the use of dietary supplements in this class. Make sure you tell your doctor if you have any other medical problems, especially:

    • Addison’s disease (underactive adrenal glands) or
    • Dehydration (excessive loss of body water, continuing or severe)
    • Type 2 diabetes mellitus or
    • Kidney disease—Potassium supplements may increase the risk of hyperkalemia (high blood levels of potassium), which may worsen or cause heart problems in patients with these conditions.
    • Diarrhea (continuing or severe)—The loss of fluid in combination with potassium supplements may cause kidney problems, which may increase the risk of hyperkalemia (high blood levels of potassium).
    • Heart disease—Potassium supplements may make this condition worse.
    • Intestinal or esophageal blockage—Potassium supplements may damage the intestines.
    • Stomach ulcer—Potassium supplements may make this condition worse.

    Proper use of Kaochlor 10

    This section provides information on the proper use of a number of products that contain potassium supplement. It may not be specific to Kaochlor 10. Please read with care.

    For patients taking the liquid form of this medicine:

      • This medicine must be diluted in at least one-half glass (4 ounces) of cold water or juice to reduce its possible stomach-irritating or laxative effect.
      • If you are on a salt (sodium)-restricted diet, check with your doctor before using tomato juice to dilute your medicine. Tomato juice has a high salt content.

      For patients taking the soluble granule, soluble powder, or soluble tablet form of this medicine:

      • This medicine must be completely dissolved in at least one-half glass (4 ounces) of cold water or juice to reduce its possible stomach-irritating or laxative effect.
      • Allow any “fizzing” to stop before taking the dissolved medicine.
      • If you are on a salt (sodium)-restricted diet, check with your doctor before using tomato juice to dilute your medicine. Tomato juice has a high salt content.

      For patients taking the extended-release tablet form of this medicine:

      • Swallow the tablets whole with a full (8-ounce) glass of water. Do not chew or suck on the tablet.
      • Some tablets may be broken or crushed and sprinkled on applesauce or other soft food. However, check with your doctor or pharmacist first, since this should not be done for most tablets.
      • If you have trouble swallowing tablets or if they seem to stick in your throat, check with your doctor. When this medicine is not properly released, it can cause irritation that may lead to ulcers.

      For patients taking the extended-release capsule form of this medicine:

      • Do not crush or chew the capsule. Swallow the capsule whole with a full (8-ounce) glass of water.
      • Some capsules may be opened and the contents sprinkled on applesauce or other soft food. However, check with your doctor or pharmacist first, since this should not be done for most capsules.

      Take this medicine immediately after meals or with food to lessen possible stomach upset or laxative action.

      Take this medicine only as directed by your doctor. Do not take more of it, do not take it more often, and do not take it for a longer time than your doctor ordered. This is especially important if you are also taking both diuretics (water pills) and digitalis medicines for your heart.

      Dosing

      The dose medicines in this class will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor’s orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of these medicines. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.

      The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.

        For potassium bicarbonate

      • For oral dosage forms (tablets for solution):
        • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
          • Adults and teenagers—25 to 50 milliequivalents (mEq) dissolved in one-half to one glass of cold water, taken one or two times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
          • Children—Dose must be determined by your doctor.
        For potassium bicarbonate and potassium chloride

      • For oral dosage form (granules for solution):
        • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
          • Adults and teenagers—20 milliequivalents (mEq) dissolved in one-half to one glass of cold water, taken one or two times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
          • Children—Dose must be determined by your doctor.
      • For oral dosage form (tablets for solution):
        • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
          • Adults and teenagers—20, 25, or 50 mEq dissolved in one-half to one glass of cold water, taken one or two times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
          • Children—Dose must be determined by your doctor.
        For potassium bicarbonate and potassium citrate

      • For oral dosage form (tablets for solution):
        • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
          • Adults and teenagers—25 or 50 milliequivalents (mEq) dissolved in one-half to one glass of cold water, taken one or two times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
          • Children—Dose must be determined by your doctor.

      For potassium chloride

    • For long-acting oral dosage form (extended-release capsules):
      • To replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—40 to 100 milliequivalents (mEq) a day, divided into two or three smaller doses during the day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
      • To prevent potassium loss:
        • Adults and teenagers—16 to 24 mEq a day, divided into two or three smaller doses during the day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose must be determined by your doctor.
    • For long-acting oral dosage forms (liquid for solution):
      • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—20 mEq mixed into one-half glass of cold water or juice, taken one to four times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. The usual dose is 1 to 3 mEq of potassium per kilogram (kg) (0.45 to 1.36 mEq per pound) of body weight taken in smaller doses during the day. The solution should be well mixed in water or juice.
    • For oral dosage form (powder for solution):
      • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—15 to 25 mEq dissolved in four to six ounces of cold water, taken two or four times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. The usual dose is 1 to 3 mEq per kg (0.45 to 1.36 mEq per pound) of body weight taken in smaller doses during the day. The solution should be mixed into water or juice.
    • For oral dosage form (powder for suspension):
      • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—20 mEq dissolved in two to six ounces of cold water, taken one to five times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose must be determined by your doctor.
    • For long-acting oral dosage form (extended-release tablets):
      • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—6.7 to 20 mEq taken three times a day. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose must be determined by your doctor.
    • For oral dosage form (liquid for solution):
      • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—20 milliequivalents (mEq) mixed into one-half glass of cold water or juice, taken two to four times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. The usual dose is 2 to 3 mEq per kilogram (kg) (0.9 to 1.36 mEq per pound) of body weight a day, taken in smaller doses during the day. The solution should be completely mixed into water or juice.
    • For oral dosage form (tablets):
      • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—5 to 10 mEq taken two to four times a day. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose must be determined by your doctor.
      • For potassium gluconate and potassium chloride

      • For oral dosage form (liquid for solution):
        • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
          • Adults and teenagers—20 milliequivalents (mEq) diluted in 2 tablespoonfuls or more of cold water or juice, taken two to four times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
          • Children—Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. The usual dose is 2 to 3 mEq per kilogram (kg) (0.9 to 1.36 mEq per pound) of body weight taken in smaller doses during the day. The solution should be well mixed into water or juice.
      • For oral dosage form (powder for solution):
        • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
          • Adults and teenagers—20 mEq mixed in 2 tablespoonfuls or more of cold water or juice taken two to four times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
          • Children—Dose is base on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. The usual dose is 2 to 3 mEq per kg (0.9 to 1.36 mEq per pound) of body weight taken in smaller doses during the day. The solution should be well mixed into water or juice.
        For potassium gluconate and potassium citrate

      • For oral dosage form (liquid for solution):
        • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
          • Adults and teenagers—20 milliequivalents (mEq) mixed into one-half glass of cold water or juice, taken two to four times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
          • Children—Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. The usual dose is 2 to 3 mEq per kg (0.9 to 1.36 mEq per pound) of body weight taken in smaller doses during the day. The solution should be well mixed into water or juice.
        For trikates

      • For oral dosage form (liquid for solution):
        • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
          • Adults and teenagers—15 milliequivalents (mEq) mixed into one-half glass of cold water or juice, taken three or four times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
          • Children—Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. The usual dose is 2 to 3 mEq per kilogram (kg) (0.9 to 1.36 mEq per pound) of body weight taken in smaller doses during the day. The solution should be well mixed into water or juice.

      Missed dose

      If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double doses.

      Storage

      Keep out of the reach of children.

      Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Keep from freezing.

      Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.

      Precautions while using Kaochlor 10

      Your doctor should check your progress at regular visits to make sure the medicine is working properly and that possible side effects are avoided. Laboratory tests may be necessary.

      Do not use salt substitutes, eat low-sodium foods, especially some breads and canned foods, or drink low-sodium milk unless you are told to do so by your doctor, since these products may contain potassium. It is important to read the labels carefully on all low-sodium food products.

      Check with your doctor before starting any physical exercise program, especially if you are out of condition and are taking any other medicine. Exercise and certain medicines may increase the amount of potassium in the blood.

      Check with your doctor at once if you notice blackish stools or other signs of stomach or intestinal bleeding. This medicine may cause such a condition to become worse, especially when taken in tablet form.

      Kaochlor 10 side effects

      Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

      Stop taking this medicine and check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

      Less common

      • Confusion
      • irregular or slow heartbeat
      • numbness or tingling in hands, feet, or lips
      • shortness of breath or difficult breathing
      • unexplained anxiety
      • unusual tiredness or weakness
      • weakness or heaviness of legs

      Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

      Rare

      • Abdominal or stomach pain, cramping, or soreness (continuing)
      • chest or throat pain, especially when swallowing
      • stools with signs of blood (red or black color)

      Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

      More common

      • Diarrhea
      • nausea
      • stomach pain, discomfort, or gas (mild)
      • vomiting

      Sometimes you may see what appears to be a whole tablet in the stool after taking certain extended-release potassium chloride tablets. This is to be expected. Your body has absorbed the potassium from the tablet and the shell is then expelled.

      Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

      Seek emergency medical attention or call 115

      Further information

      The content of Holevn is solely for the purpose of providing information about Thuốc Kaochlor 10  and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Please contact your nearest doctor or clinic, hospital for advice. We do not accept liability if the patient arbitrarily uses the drug without following a doctor’s prescription.

      Reference from: https://www.drugs.com/cons/kaochlor-10.html

    • Tizanidine
    • Toremifene
    • Trandolapril
    • Trazodone
    • Triamterene
    • Triclabendazole
    • Trifluoperazine
    • Trimipramine
    • Triptorelin
    • Vandetanib
    • Vardenafil
    • Vemurafenib
    • Vinflunine
    • Voriconazole
    • Zofenopril
    • Zuclopenthixol
    • Interactions with food/tobacco/alcohol

      Certain medicines should not be used at or around the time of eating food or eating certain types of food since interactions may occur. Using alcohol or tobacco with certain medicines may also cause interactions to occur. Discuss with your healthcare professional the use of your medicine with food, alcohol, or tobacco.

      Other medical problems

      The presence of other medical problems may affect the use of dietary supplements in this class. Make sure you tell your doctor if you have any other medical problems, especially:

      • Addison’s disease (underactive adrenal glands) or
      • Dehydration (excessive loss of body water, continuing or severe)
      • Type 2 diabetes mellitus or
      • Kidney disease—Potassium supplements may increase the risk of hyperkalemia (high blood levels of potassium), which may worsen or cause heart problems in patients with these conditions.
      • Diarrhea (continuing or severe)—The loss of fluid in combination with potassium supplements may cause kidney problems, which may increase the risk of hyperkalemia (high blood levels of potassium).
      • Heart disease—Potassium supplements may make this condition worse.
      • Intestinal or esophageal blockage—Potassium supplements may damage the intestines.
      • Stomach ulcer—Potassium supplements may make this condition worse.

      Proper use of Kaochlor 10

      This section provides information on the proper use of a number of products that contain potassium supplement. It may not be specific to Kaochlor 10. Please read with care.

      For patients taking the liquid form of this medicine:

      • This medicine must be diluted in at least one-half glass (4 ounces) of cold water or juice to reduce its possible stomach-irritating or laxative effect.
      • If you are on a salt (sodium)-restricted diet, check with your doctor before using tomato juice to dilute your medicine. Tomato juice has a high salt content.

      For patients taking the soluble granule, soluble powder, or soluble tablet form of this medicine:

      • This medicine must be completely dissolved in at least one-half glass (4 ounces) of cold water or juice to reduce its possible stomach-irritating or laxative effect.
      • Allow any “fizzing” to stop before taking the dissolved medicine.
      • If you are on a salt (sodium)-restricted diet, check with your doctor before using tomato juice to dilute your medicine. Tomato juice has a high salt content.

      For patients taking the extended-release tablet form of this medicine:

      • Swallow the tablets whole with a full (8-ounce) glass of water. Do not chew or suck on the tablet.
      • Some tablets may be broken or crushed and sprinkled on applesauce or other soft food. However, check with your doctor or pharmacist first, since this should not be done for most tablets.
      • If you have trouble swallowing tablets or if they seem to stick in your throat, check with your doctor. When this medicine is not properly released, it can cause irritation that may lead to ulcers.

      For patients taking the extended-release capsule form of this medicine:

      • Do not crush or chew the capsule. Swallow the capsule whole with a full (8-ounce) glass of water.
      • Some capsules may be opened and the contents sprinkled on applesauce or other soft food. However, check with your doctor or pharmacist first, since this should not be done for most capsules.

      Take this medicine immediately after meals or with food to lessen possible stomach upset or laxative action.

      Take this medicine only as directed by your doctor. Do not take more of it, do not take it more often, and do not take it for a longer time than your doctor ordered. This is especially important if you are also taking both diuretics (water pills) and digitalis medicines for your heart.

      Dosing

      The dose medicines in this class will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor’s orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of these medicines. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.

      The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.

        For potassium bicarbonate

      • For oral dosage forms (tablets for solution):
        • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
          • Adults and teenagers—25 to 50 milliequivalents (mEq) dissolved in one-half to one glass of cold water, taken one or two times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
          • Children—Dose must be determined by your doctor.
        For potassium bicarbonate and potassium chloride

      • For oral dosage form (granules for solution):
        • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
          • Adults and teenagers—20 milliequivalents (mEq) dissolved in one-half to one glass of cold water, taken one or two times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
          • Children—Dose must be determined by your doctor.
      • For oral dosage form (tablets for solution):
        • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
          • Adults and teenagers—20, 25, or 50 mEq dissolved in one-half to one glass of cold water, taken one or two times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
          • Children—Dose must be determined by your doctor.
        For potassium bicarbonate and potassium citrate

      • For oral dosage form (tablets for solution):
        • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
          • Adults and teenagers—25 or 50 milliequivalents (mEq) dissolved in one-half to one glass of cold water, taken one or two times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
          • Children—Dose must be determined by your doctor.

      For potassium chloride

    • For long-acting oral dosage form (extended-release capsules):
      • To replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—40 to 100 milliequivalents (mEq) a day, divided into two or three smaller doses during the day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
      • To prevent potassium loss:
        • Adults and teenagers—16 to 24 mEq a day, divided into two or three smaller doses during the day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose must be determined by your doctor.
    • For long-acting oral dosage forms (liquid for solution):
      • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—20 mEq mixed into one-half glass of cold water or juice, taken one to four times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. The usual dose is 1 to 3 mEq of potassium per kilogram (kg) (0.45 to 1.36 mEq per pound) of body weight taken in smaller doses during the day. The solution should be well mixed in water or juice.
    • For oral dosage form (powder for solution):
      • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—15 to 25 mEq dissolved in four to six ounces of cold water, taken two or four times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. The usual dose is 1 to 3 mEq per kg (0.45 to 1.36 mEq per pound) of body weight taken in smaller doses during the day. The solution should be mixed into water or juice.
    • For oral dosage form (powder for suspension):
      • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—20 mEq dissolved in two to six ounces of cold water, taken one to five times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose must be determined by your doctor.
    • For long-acting oral dosage form (extended-release tablets):
      • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—6.7 to 20 mEq taken three times a day. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose must be determined by your doctor.
    • For oral dosage form (liquid for solution):
      • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—20 milliequivalents (mEq) mixed into one-half glass of cold water or juice, taken two to four times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. The usual dose is 2 to 3 mEq per kilogram (kg) (0.9 to 1.36 mEq per pound) of body weight a day, taken in smaller doses during the day. The solution should be completely mixed into water or juice.
    • For oral dosage form (tablets):
      • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—5 to 10 mEq taken two to four times a day. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose must be determined by your doctor.
      • For potassium gluconate and potassium chloride

      • For oral dosage form (liquid for solution):
        • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
          • Adults and teenagers—20 milliequivalents (mEq) diluted in 2 tablespoonfuls or more of cold water or juice, taken two to four times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
          • Children—Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. The usual dose is 2 to 3 mEq per kilogram (kg) (0.9 to 1.36 mEq per pound) of body weight taken in smaller doses during the day. The solution should be well mixed into water or juice.
      • For oral dosage form (powder for solution):
        • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
          • Adults and teenagers—20 mEq mixed in 2 tablespoonfuls or more of cold water or juice taken two to four times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
          • Children—Dose is base on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. The usual dose is 2 to 3 mEq per kg (0.9 to 1.36 mEq per pound) of body weight taken in smaller doses during the day. The solution should be well mixed into water or juice.
        For potassium gluconate and potassium citrate

      • For oral dosage form (liquid for solution):
        • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
          • Adults and teenagers—20 milliequivalents (mEq) mixed into one-half glass of cold water or juice, taken two to four times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
          • Children—Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. The usual dose is 2 to 3 mEq per kg (0.9 to 1.36 mEq per pound) of body weight taken in smaller doses during the day. The solution should be well mixed into water or juice.
        For trikates

      • For oral dosage form (liquid for solution):
        • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
          • Adults and teenagers—15 milliequivalents (mEq) mixed into one-half glass of cold water or juice, taken three or four times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
          • Children—Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. The usual dose is 2 to 3 mEq per kilogram (kg) (0.9 to 1.36 mEq per pound) of body weight taken in smaller doses during the day. The solution should be well mixed into water or juice.

      Missed dose

      If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double doses.

      Storage

      Keep out of the reach of children.

      Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Keep from freezing.

      Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.

      Precautions while using Kaochlor 10

      Your doctor should check your progress at regular visits to make sure the medicine is working properly and that possible side effects are avoided. Laboratory tests may be necessary.

      Do not use salt substitutes, eat low-sodium foods, especially some breads and canned foods, or drink low-sodium milk unless you are told to do so by your doctor, since these products may contain potassium. It is important to read the labels carefully on all low-sodium food products.

      Check with your doctor before starting any physical exercise program, especially if you are out of condition and are taking any other medicine. Exercise and certain medicines may increase the amount of potassium in the blood.

      Check with your doctor at once if you notice blackish stools or other signs of stomach or intestinal bleeding. This medicine may cause such a condition to become worse, especially when taken in tablet form.

      Kaochlor 10 side effects

      Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

      Stop taking this medicine and check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

      Less common

      • Confusion
      • irregular or slow heartbeat
      • numbness or tingling in hands, feet, or lips
      • shortness of breath or difficult breathing
      • unexplained anxiety
      • unusual tiredness or weakness
      • weakness or heaviness of legs

      Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

      Rare

      • Abdominal or stomach pain, cramping, or soreness (continuing)
      • chest or throat pain, especially when swallowing
      • stools with signs of blood (red or black color)

      Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

      More common

      • Diarrhea
      • nausea
      • stomach pain, discomfort, or gas (mild)
      • vomiting

      Sometimes you may see what appears to be a whole tablet in the stool after taking certain extended-release potassium chloride tablets. This is to be expected. Your body has absorbed the potassium from the tablet and the shell is then expelled.

      Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

      Seek emergency medical attention or call 115

      Further information

      The content of Holevn is solely for the purpose of providing information about Thuốc Kaochlor 10  and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Please contact your nearest doctor or clinic, hospital for advice. We do not accept liability if the patient arbitrarily uses the drug without following a doctor’s prescription.

      Reference from: https://www.drugs.com/cons/kaochlor-10.html

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    Interactions with food/tobacco/alcohol

    Certain medicines should not be used at or around the time of eating food or eating certain types of food since interactions may occur. Using alcohol or tobacco with certain medicines may also cause interactions to occur. Discuss with your healthcare professional the use of your medicine with food, alcohol, or tobacco.

    Other medical problems

    The presence of other medical problems may affect the use of dietary supplements in this class. Make sure you tell your doctor if you have any other medical problems, especially:

    • Addison’s disease (underactive adrenal glands) or
    • Dehydration (excessive loss of body water, continuing or severe)
    • Type 2 diabetes mellitus or
    • Kidney disease—Potassium supplements may increase the risk of hyperkalemia (high blood levels of potassium), which may worsen or cause heart problems in patients with these conditions.
    • Diarrhea (continuing or severe)—The loss of fluid in combination with potassium supplements may cause kidney problems, which may increase the risk of hyperkalemia (high blood levels of potassium).
    • Heart disease—Potassium supplements may make this condition worse.
    • Intestinal or esophageal blockage—Potassium supplements may damage the intestines.
    • Stomach ulcer—Potassium supplements may make this condition worse.

    Proper use of Kaochlor 10

    This section provides information on the proper use of a number of products that contain potassium supplement. It may not be specific to Kaochlor 10. Please read with care.

    For patients taking the liquid form of this medicine:

    • This medicine must be diluted in at least one-half glass (4 ounces) of cold water or juice to reduce its possible stomach-irritating or laxative effect.
    • If you are on a salt (sodium)-restricted diet, check with your doctor before using tomato juice to dilute your medicine. Tomato juice has a high salt content.

    For patients taking the soluble granule, soluble powder, or soluble tablet form of this medicine:

    • This medicine must be completely dissolved in at least one-half glass (4 ounces) of cold water or juice to reduce its possible stomach-irritating or laxative effect.
    • Allow any “fizzing” to stop before taking the dissolved medicine.
    • If you are on a salt (sodium)-restricted diet, check with your doctor before using tomato juice to dilute your medicine. Tomato juice has a high salt content.

    For patients taking the extended-release tablet form of this medicine:

    • Swallow the tablets whole with a full (8-ounce) glass of water. Do not chew or suck on the tablet.
    • Some tablets may be broken or crushed and sprinkled on applesauce or other soft food. However, check with your doctor or pharmacist first, since this should not be done for most tablets.
    • If you have trouble swallowing tablets or if they seem to stick in your throat, check with your doctor. When this medicine is not properly released, it can cause irritation that may lead to ulcers.

    For patients taking the extended-release capsule form of this medicine:

    • Do not crush or chew the capsule. Swallow the capsule whole with a full (8-ounce) glass of water.
    • Some capsules may be opened and the contents sprinkled on applesauce or other soft food. However, check with your doctor or pharmacist first, since this should not be done for most capsules.

    Take this medicine immediately after meals or with food to lessen possible stomach upset or laxative action.

    Take this medicine only as directed by your doctor. Do not take more of it, do not take it more often, and do not take it for a longer time than your doctor ordered. This is especially important if you are also taking both diuretics (water pills) and digitalis medicines for your heart.

    Dosing

    The dose medicines in this class will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor’s orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of these medicines. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.

    The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.

      For potassium bicarbonate

    • For oral dosage forms (tablets for solution):
      • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—25 to 50 milliequivalents (mEq) dissolved in one-half to one glass of cold water, taken one or two times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose must be determined by your doctor.
      For potassium bicarbonate and potassium chloride

    • For oral dosage form (granules for solution):
      • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—20 milliequivalents (mEq) dissolved in one-half to one glass of cold water, taken one or two times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose must be determined by your doctor.
    • For oral dosage form (tablets for solution):
      • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—20, 25, or 50 mEq dissolved in one-half to one glass of cold water, taken one or two times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose must be determined by your doctor.
      For potassium bicarbonate and potassium citrate

    • For oral dosage form (tablets for solution):
      • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—25 or 50 milliequivalents (mEq) dissolved in one-half to one glass of cold water, taken one or two times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose must be determined by your doctor.
      For potassium chloride

    • For long-acting oral dosage form (extended-release capsules):
      • To replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—40 to 100 milliequivalents (mEq) a day, divided into two or three smaller doses during the day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
      • To prevent potassium loss:
        • Adults and teenagers—16 to 24 mEq a day, divided into two or three smaller doses during the day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose must be determined by your doctor.
    • For long-acting oral dosage forms (liquid for solution):
      • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—20 mEq mixed into one-half glass of cold water or juice, taken one to four times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. The usual dose is 1 to 3 mEq of potassium per kilogram (kg) (0.45 to 1.36 mEq per pound) of body weight taken in smaller doses during the day. The solution should be well mixed in water or juice.
    • For oral dosage form (powder for solution):
      • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—15 to 25 mEq dissolved in four to six ounces of cold water, taken two or four times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. The usual dose is 1 to 3 mEq per kg (0.45 to 1.36 mEq per pound) of body weight taken in smaller doses during the day. The solution should be mixed into water or juice.
    • For oral dosage form (powder for suspension):
      • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—20 mEq dissolved in two to six ounces of cold water, taken one to five times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose must be determined by your doctor.
    • For long-acting oral dosage form (extended-release tablets):
      • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—6.7 to 20 mEq taken three times a day. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose must be determined by your doctor.
    • For oral dosage form (liquid for solution):
      • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—20 milliequivalents (mEq) mixed into one-half glass of cold water or juice, taken two to four times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. The usual dose is 2 to 3 mEq per kilogram (kg) (0.9 to 1.36 mEq per pound) of body weight a day, taken in smaller doses during the day. The solution should be completely mixed into water or juice.
    • For oral dosage form (tablets):
      • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—5 to 10 mEq taken two to four times a day. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose must be determined by your doctor.
      For potassium gluconate and potassium chloride

    • For oral dosage form (liquid for solution):
      • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—20 milliequivalents (mEq) diluted in 2 tablespoonfuls or more of cold water or juice, taken two to four times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. The usual dose is 2 to 3 mEq per kilogram (kg) (0.9 to 1.36 mEq per pound) of body weight taken in smaller doses during the day. The solution should be well mixed into water or juice.
    • For oral dosage form (powder for solution):
      • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—20 mEq mixed in 2 tablespoonfuls or more of cold water or juice taken two to four times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose is base on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. The usual dose is 2 to 3 mEq per kg (0.9 to 1.36 mEq per pound) of body weight taken in smaller doses during the day. The solution should be well mixed into water or juice.
      For potassium gluconate and potassium citrate

    • For oral dosage form (liquid for solution):
      • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—20 milliequivalents (mEq) mixed into one-half glass of cold water or juice, taken two to four times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. The usual dose is 2 to 3 mEq per kg (0.9 to 1.36 mEq per pound) of body weight taken in smaller doses during the day. The solution should be well mixed into water or juice.
      For trikates

    • For oral dosage form (liquid for solution):
      • To prevent potassium loss or replace potassium lost by the body:
        • Adults and teenagers—15 milliequivalents (mEq) mixed into one-half glass of cold water or juice, taken three or four times a day. Your doctor may change the dose if needed. However, most people will not take more than 100 mEq a day.
        • Children—Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor. The usual dose is 2 to 3 mEq per kilogram (kg) (0.9 to 1.36 mEq per pound) of body weight taken in smaller doses during the day. The solution should be well mixed into water or juice.

    Missed dose

    If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double doses.

    Storage

    Keep out of the reach of children.

    Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Keep from freezing.

    Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.

    Precautions while using Kaochlor 10

    Your doctor should check your progress at regular visits to make sure the medicine is working properly and that possible side effects are avoided. Laboratory tests may be necessary.

    Do not use salt substitutes, eat low-sodium foods, especially some breads and canned foods, or drink low-sodium milk unless you are told to do so by your doctor, since these products may contain potassium. It is important to read the labels carefully on all low-sodium food products.

    Check with your doctor before starting any physical exercise program, especially if you are out of condition and are taking any other medicine. Exercise and certain medicines may increase the amount of potassium in the blood.

    Check with your doctor at once if you notice blackish stools or other signs of stomach or intestinal bleeding. This medicine may cause such a condition to become worse, especially when taken in tablet form.

    Kaochlor 10 side effects

    Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

    Stop taking this medicine and check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

    Less common

    • Confusion
    • irregular or slow heartbeat
    • numbness or tingling in hands, feet, or lips
    • shortness of breath or difficult breathing
    • unexplained anxiety
    • unusual tiredness or weakness
    • weakness or heaviness of legs

    Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

    Rare

    • Abdominal or stomach pain, cramping, or soreness (continuing)
    • chest or throat pain, especially when swallowing
    • stools with signs of blood (red or black color)

    Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

    More common

    • Diarrhea
    • nausea
    • stomach pain, discomfort, or gas (mild)
    • vomiting

    Sometimes you may see what appears to be a whole tablet in the stool after taking certain extended-release potassium chloride tablets. This is to be expected. Your body has absorbed the potassium from the tablet and the shell is then expelled.

    Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

    Seek emergency medical attention or call 115

    Further information

    The content of Holevn is solely for the purpose of providing information about Thuốc Kaochlor 10  and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Please contact your nearest doctor or clinic, hospital for advice. We do not accept liability if the patient arbitrarily uses the drug without following a doctor’s prescription.

    Reference from: https://www.drugs.com/cons/kaochlor-10.html

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