food interaction for K LOCK
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pregnancy interaction for K LOCK
lactation interaction for K LOCK
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.
SALT INFORMATION FOR K LOCK
How it works
Common side effects
SUBSTITUTES FOR K LOCKNo substitutes found
Expert advice FOR K LOCK
- 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.
Frequently asked questions FOR K LOCK
Q. What is polystyrene sulfonate?
Polystyrene sulfonate is used for treatment of hyperkalemia (high levels of blood potassium). Patient should follow the advice of doctor regarding its use
Q. Does sodium polystyrene sulfonate work?
Sodium polystyrene sulfonate works at the prescribed dose and duration for treatment of hyperkalemia as advised by your doctor.