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Sando-K Effervescent Tablets 100s

Sando-K Effervescent Tablets 100s

SKU : CHN0250258|PIP-Code : 0250258|EAN : 5036376224622
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Sando-K Effervescent Tablets are used to treat and prevent low potassium levels.
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Sando-K Effervescent Tablets

Sando-K Effervescent Tablets are used to treat and prevent low potassium levels. They contain the active ingredients potassium chloride and potassium bicarbonate.

Always take Sando-K Effervescent Tablets exactly as your doctor has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. The usual dose is:
  • Adults and children: Take 2-4 tablets per day dissolved in ⅓ to ½ a glass of water. It can be taken at meal times.
For severe low potassium, larger doses (8-16 tablets per day) may be given.
  • Active Ingredients: Potassium Chloride 0.6g and Potassium Bicarbonate 0.4g.
  • Other Ingredients: Dioctyle Sodium Sulphocuccinate, Colloidal Anhyrous Silica, Talc (acid washed), Sodium Saccharin, Icing Sugar, Pulverised Sugar, Citric Acid Anhydrous, Polyethylene Glycol 4000 and Purified Water.
  • Each tablet contains 470mg of potassium (12mmol). This should be taken into consideration if you have reduced kidney function.
  • If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, please be aware that these tablets contain sucrose.
Do not take Sando-K Effervescent Tablets if you:
  • Are allergic (hypersensitive) to potassium chloride, potassium bicarbonate or any of the other ingredients in this medicine.
  • Have a severe kidney disorder with little or no urine production.
  • Suffer from uncontrolled Addison's disease (where the adrenal glands do not produce enough of a hormone called cortisol).
  • Have high potassium levels.
  • Have crush injuries (which usually result from major trauma e.g. major road traffic injuries with damage to the chest).
  • Are dehydrated.
Take special care with Sando-K Effervescent Tablets if you:
  • Have heart disease or you are taking digitalis (a drug for heart failure).
  • Have stiff muscles (myotonia congenita).
  • Have severe breakdown of red blood cells.
  • Have a build-up of acid in your blood - your blood will need to be monitored.
  • Have high blood pressure - your treatment may lower it.
  • Are taking potassium sparing diuretics (water tablets).
  • Are taking ACE inhibitors (treatments for high blood pressure or heart failure e.g. captopril, enalapril and isinopril).
If any of the above apply to you, periodic blood tests and electrocardiograph (ECG) should be performed whilst you are taking Sando-K Effervescent Tablets.

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Sando-K Effervescent Tablets if you:
  • Are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Are taking any other medicines, including those obtained without a prescription. In particular, the following medicines may interfere with Sando-K Effervescent Tablets:
    • Potassium sparing diuretics (water tablets).
    • ACE inhibitors (treatments for high blood pressure or heart failure).
    • Digitalis (a drug for heart failure).
Always read the product information. Click on the link below to view the Patient Information Leaflet. Requires Adobe Reader – if you cannot open the file, please click here to download.

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