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Potassium Gluconate
(Potassium - non Rx)

Formulation : Tablet

symbol_rx Non-prescription

No Generic Alternative Available

No generic alternative is available for this drug.

What is Potassium Gluconate /Potassium - non Rx used for?

Potassium Gluconate is a non prescription medicine that is used in the treatment and prevention of low potassium levels in the blood. Potassium Gluconate is essentially a mineral that is found in many common foods and is additionally extremely important for heart function.

How should Potassium Gluconate /Potassium - non Rx be stored?

Potassium Gluconate tablets should be stored in their original container. Keep Potassium Gluconate tablets at room temperature, in an area that is protected from heat, light and moisture.

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 Potassium Gluconate/Potassium - non Rx ?

Take Potassium Gluconate tablets in the exact fashion that is outlined in the packaging directions. If the packaging directions are unclear, contact your healthcare provider for more information. When taking Potassium Gluconate, swallow the tablet without sucking or chewing on it to prevent mouth and throat irritation. Potassium Gluconate tablets should always be consumed orally and accompanied with a glass of water.

When should Potassium Gluconate /Potassium - non Rx not be taken?

Do not take Potassium Gluconate if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. People with certain medical conditions should not be taking any potassium supplements, if you are severely dehydrated, have a severe tissue injury, have an adrenal gland disorder, have had a kidney failure, or if you have high levels of potassium in your blood, make sure that you consult your doctor before using this medication.

What precautions should I follow when taking Potassium Gluconate /Potassium - non Rx ?

Before taking Potassium Gluconate, let your doctor know if you: are currently taking any type of medication; have any allergies to drugs; have kidney disease; have heart disease, an enlarged heart, or high blood pressure; a blockage in your stomach or intestines; or chronic diarrhea. If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before you begin taking Potassium Gluconate.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Potassium Gluconate /Potassium - non Rx ?

After taking this medication, wait at least half an hour before lying down. While taking Potassium Gluconate, be aware of the ingredients in other medications and products you consume, as they may contain potassium and overload your system.

When should Potassium Gluconate /Potassium - non Rx not be taken?

Severe Side Effects: coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds; black, bloody or tar-like stools; severe stomach pain, ongoing diarrhea or vomiting; numbness or tingling feelings; muscle weakness or limp feeling; leg discomfort; extreme th

Common Side Effects: slight tingling feeling in hands and feet; mild or occasional diarrhea; or mild nausea or upset stomach.