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(Aminobenzoate Potassium)

Formulation : Capsule

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No Generic Alternative Available

No generic alternative is available for this drug.

What is Potaba /Aminobenzoate Potassium used for?

Potaba is a type of Vitamin B that helps many functions of the body. Potaba works by softening the skin or tissues in order to treat conditions like schleroderma, dermatomyostis, and Peyronie's disease.

How should Potaba /Aminobenzoate Potassium be stored?

Store this medication at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Potaba/Aminobenzoate Potassium ?

Take this medication exactly as prescribed for you by a doctor. Take Potaba with a snack or meal. This will prevent stomach upsets and keep your blood sugar from dropping. Tell your doctor if you are on a special diet before taking Potaba. Potaba is usually taken 4 times a day. Follow your instructions carefully.

When should Potaba /Aminobenzoate Potassium not be taken?

Do not use Potaba if you are allergic to any ingredients in Potaba. Potassium aminobenzate can be harmful to an unborn baby. Do not take this medication if you are pregnant or if you plan on becoming pregnant. It is not known whether Potaba passes through breast milk. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

What precautions should I follow when taking Potaba /Aminobenzoate Potassium ?

Before using this medication, inform your doctor if you have kidney disease, diabetes, or hypoglycemia. You may need a special dose adjustment to safely take Potaba. Tell your doctor about all prescription and non prescription drugs that you may be using including a sulfa antibiotic like Bactrim, Cotrim, Septra, and others.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Potaba /Aminobenzoate Potassium ?

Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Potaba. Alcohol can lower blood sugar. An overdose of Potaba is not likely to cause dangerous symptoms, but you may have low blood sugar. Symptoms of this include hunger, headache, confusion, irritability, drowsiness, weakness, dizziness, tremors, sweating, and fast heartbeat. If your blood sugar gets very low, you may have seizure, fainting, or coma

When should Potaba /Aminobenzoate Potassium not be taken?

Seek emergency medical help if you have any signs of an allergic reaction to Potaba including: hives, difficulty breathing, and swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat.

Less serious side effects include: nausea, loss of appetite, fever, or mild skin rash.