KALICEPT 15GM SACHET

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Composition for Kalicept 15gm Sachet

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Primarily used for

Increased potassium levels in blood
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Medicine Overview of Kalicept Sachet

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Uses of Kalicept Sachet

KALICEPT 15GM 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 Kalicept 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 Kalicept 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. KALICEPT 15GM SACHET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Kalicept Sachet works

KALICEPT 15GM SACHET binds with excess potassium which is excreted in the feces, decreasing the potassium levels in the blood.

In Depth Information on Kalicept Sachet

Expert advice for Kalicept 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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Kalicept Sachet related warnings
Special precautions for Kalicept Sachet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
KALICEPT 15GM 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 KALICEPT 15GM SACH
ET during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
KALICEPT 15GM SACHET does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
KALICEPT 15GM SACHET is probably safe to use in patients wit
h kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of KALICEPT 15GM SACHET may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
KALICEPT 15GM SACHET is probably safe to use in patients wit
h liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of KALICEPT 15GM 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Kalicept Sachet

Frequently asked questions about Polystyrene Sulfonate

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

Substitutes for Kalicept

No substitutes found for this medicine
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