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M-K20 L.A.

NPN 80025624

Formats:

  • 100 Extended-release tablets
  • 500 Extended-release tablets

RAMQ status: Covered

Recommended use:

Additional supplement of potassium for the treatment or prevention of hypokalemia and of metabolic alkalosis.

Recommended doses:

Adults:

For the prevention of hypokalemia:

Take 1 tablet, 1 to 2 times per day (20 to 40 mEq).

For the treatment of hypokalemia:

Take 1 tablet, 2 to 5 times per day (40 to 100 mEq).

Take with a glass of water. Take with food or immediately after a meal to lessen possible stomach upset or laxative action. Do not chew, suck or crush the tablets.

Medicinal ingredient:

Each tablet contains: Potassium  780 mg (20 mEq) (from 1500 mg of potassium chloride)

Non-medicinal ingredients:

Dioxyde de titane, dispersion de copolymère d’ammonio méthacrylate, glycérine, gomme de xanthane, hypromellose, macrogol 6000, phosphate de calcium dibasique, poly(éthylène glycol), povidone K-30, stéarate de magnésium, talc.

NB: Please consult a qualified health professional for more detailed information.