K Lock Sachet

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Introduction

K Lock Sachet is a medicine used for the treatment of high blood potassium levels in patients with chronic kidney disease who are undergoing dialysis. It helps removes the extra potassium from the body and brings the potassium level back to normal.

K Lock Sachet may be taken with or without food. Take it regularly at a fixed time each day to get the maximum benefit of the medicine. Avoid consumption of grapefruit juice while you are taking this medicine.

Using of K Lock Sachet may cause side effects such as vomiting, nausea, loss of appetite, and constipation. If the side effects persist or worsen, inform your doctor. You may also need to have regular blood tests to monitor the levels of potassium and other electrolytes, such as calcium, in your blood while taking this medicine.

Benefits of K Lock Sachet

In Increased potassium levels in blood

Potassium is a very important electrolyte that is required for various vital functions in our body. However, high levels of potassium are effectively removed by our kidneys as this could otherwise lead to complications such as muscle cramps, pain, difficulty breathing, nausea, tiredness, chest pain, and even death. K Bait 15gm Powder helps in normalizing these abnormal levels of potassium in our blood, particularly in people suffering from kidney disease or those who are on dialysis.
Take this medicine as prescribed and let your doctor know about any other medicines, including antacids, as they may affect or be affected by this medicine. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit.

Side effects of K Lock Sachet

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 K Lock

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach irritation
  • Constipation
  • Loss of appetite

How to use K Lock Sachet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Empty the granules in a glass of water/milk, stir it and consume immediately. K Lock Sachet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How K Lock Sachet works

K Lock Sachet binds with excess potassium which is excreted in the feces, decreasing the potassium levels in the blood.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with K Lock Sachet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
K Lock Sachet 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of K Lock Sachet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
K Lock Sachet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
K Lock Sachet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of K Lock Sachet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
K Lock Sachet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of K Lock Sachet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take K Lock Sachet?

If you miss a dose of K Lock Sachet, 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 schedule. Do not double the dose.

All substitutes

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K Lock Sachet
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Quick tips

  • K Lock Sachet is used to lower high blood potassium level due to severe kidney diseases.
  • Dissolve or mix this medication with water before taking.
  • Stop taking this medication and inform your doctor if you get constipation after taking it.
  • Do not consume any food or drink that contains sorbitol while you are using this medication.
  • You may need to have regular blood tests to monitor the levels of potassium and other electrolytes, such as calcium, in your blood.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Polystyrene sulphonic acid derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OTHERS
Action Class
Ion exchange resins (Potassium Binders)

Patient concerns

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My vitamin D level has come to 18, what are the health affect associate with it ? Please suggest if immediate medication is required OR if it can be controlled by certain lifestyle changes.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
take Vitamin D 60 k sachet once a week for 8 weeeks
Latrine k sth blood aa rha h Pet k upri hisse me Sujan h But pain ni h pet me
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
Blood in stools can be caused by many reasons. Get yourself checked in clinic to diagnose the conditions so that appropriate treatment can be adviced
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142 AB, Kandivli Industrial Estate, Kandivli (West), Mumbai - 400 067, Maharashtra
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15 gm in 1 packet
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