K Lock Sachet

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Composition for K Lock NA Sachet

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Primarily used for

Increased potassium levels in blood
75
₹5.0/Sachet
15 gm in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of K Lock Sachet

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Uses of K Lock Sachet

K Lock Sachet is used in the treatment of increased potassium levels in blood
It is used in patients with kidney problems and on dialysis.
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Side effects of K Lock Sachet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Decreased potassium level in blood, Decreased magnesium level in blood, Increased calcium level in blood.

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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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take K Lock Sachet 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.

In Depth Information on K Lock Sachet

Expert advice for K Lock Sachet

  • Do not use magnesium hydroxide (milk of magnesia) or sorbitol along with polystyrene sulfonate.
  • Do not use if you have low potassium levels in blood.
  • Do not use in patients with risk of developing constipation or impaction (bowel blockage).
  • Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of disease conditions such as severe congestive heart failure, severe high blood pressure, and kidney disease or marked swelling.
  • Inform your doctor if you are on sodium-restricted diet.
  • Consult your doctor before taking polystyrene sulfonate if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breast-feeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for K Lock Sachet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
K Lock Sachet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of K Lock Sachet duri
ng lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
K Lock Sachet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
K Lock Sachet is probably safe to use in patients with kidne
y disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of K Lock Sachet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
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.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Polystyrene Sulfonate, please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for K Lock NA Sachet

Frequently asked questions for Polystyrene Sulfonate

K lock is used for treatment of hyperkalemia (high levels of blood potassium). Patient should follow the advice of doctor regarding its use
Sodium K lock works at the prescribed dose and duration for treatment of hyperkalemia as advised by your doctor.

Substitutes for K Lock

No substitutes found for this medicine
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