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Addkay Tablet PR

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Product introduction

Addkay Tablet PR is a medicine used to treat potassium deficiency in the body. It is used in patients whose dietary management with potassium-rich foods are not enough. Potassium is an essential nutrient of the body which helps in the maintenance of good health.

Addkay Tablet PR is best taken with food. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Take it regularly and at the same time each day for maximum benefits. Continue taking the medicine until the doctor tells you it is okay to stop.

This medicine is usually well-tolerated, however, it may cause nausea, vomiting, flatulence, abdominal pain, and diarrhea in some people. Consult your doctor if any of the side effects persist or get worse. They may be able to suggest ways to reduce or prevent the side effects.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any preexisting medical conditions. Let your doctor also know all the medicines you are taking to make sure it is safe for you.

Uses of Addkay Tablet PR

  • Treatment of Potassium deficiency

Benefits of Addkay Tablet PR

In Treatment of Potassium deficiency

Addkay Tablet PR contains potassium, which is a very essential electrolyte for carrying out various life functions of our body. It has many benefits such as regulation of blood pressure, maintenance of water balance or pH balance in the body, conduction of nerve impulses and muscle contractions. It also helps in digestion of food and maintains normal heart rhythm or heartbeat. Its deficiency can cause issues of the kidneys, nausea, weakness, irregular heartbeat, constipation or muscle cramps. Addkay Tablet PR helps prevent these complications and enables better carrying out of life functions.

Side effects of Addkay Tablet PR

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Addkay

  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Flatulence
  • Abdominal pain
  • Fatigue
  • Febrile response

How to use Addkay Tablet PR

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. Addkay Tablet PR is to be taken with food.

How Addkay Tablet PR works

Addkay Tablet PR works by raising potassium levels in your blood.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Addkay Tablet PR. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Addkay Tablet PR may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Addkay Tablet PR is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Addkay Tablet PR does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Addkay Tablet PR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Addkay Tablet PR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Addkay Tablet PR in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No substitutes found for this medicine

Quick tips

  • Addkay Tablet PR is used to prevent or treat low blood levels of potassium (hypokalemia).
  • May cause gastrointestinal irritation if administered undiluted. Increased dilution of the solution and taking with meals may reduce gastrointestinal irritation.
  • You may need to get your blood test done while you are taking Addkay Tablet PR to monitor the level of potassium in your body.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of kidney disease, heart problems, high blood pressure, severe dehydration, or diarrhea for a long time.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
     

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Alkali Metal Chloride
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
VITAMINS MINERALS NUTRIENTS
Action Class
Minerals

Interaction with drugs

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References

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Manufacturer/Marketer address

Steadfast MediShield Pvt. Ltd, Plot # 330, Functional Industrial Estate, Patparganj, Delhi - 110 092
Country of origin: India
Expires on or after: October, 2023

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