What is K-Phos Neutral used for?

What is K-Phos Neutral used for?

K-Phos Neutral is a combination medicine used to make the urine more acid to help prevent kidney stones. K-Phos Neutral may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What is another name for K-Phos?

potassium phosphate/sodium acid phosphate (Rx)

How does K-Phos work?

This medication helps control the amount of calcium in the body and urine. It works by making the urine more acidic.It is used to prevent calcium kidney stones. It is also used to decrease the amount of ammonia in urine, thereby reducing odor and skin irritation caused by high-ammonia urine.

Is K-Phos Neutral the same as Neutra Phos?

Neutra-Phos K® contains 14.25 mEq of potassium per 8 mmoles of phospho- rus, while K-Phos Neutral® only has 1.1 mEq of potassium per 8 mmoles of phosphorus. The names may be confus- ing, but K-Phos Neutral® in NOT a good potassium supplement; it is a good oral solid phosphorus supplement.

Why is K Phos given?

Potassium phosphate is used to treat or prevent hypophosphatemia (low blood levels of phosphorus). Potassium phosphate is sometimes added to intravenous (IV) fluids given to people who cannot eat or drink anything.

Is K Phos over the counter?

It is a phosphate supplement that is used to increase the amount of phosphate in the blood. This medicine is available only with your doctor’s prescription.

What is phosphate given for?

Phosphates are used as dietary supplements for patients who are unable to get enough phosphorus in their regular diet, usually because of certain illnesses or diseases. Phosphate is the drug form (salt) of phosphorus.

Does K Phos cause diarrhea?

SIDE EFFECTS: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, or headache may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

What are the side effects of phosphorus pills?

Side Effects

  • Confusion.
  • convulsions (seizures)
  • decrease in amount of urine or in frequency of urination.
  • fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat.
  • headache or dizziness.
  • increased thirst.
  • muscle cramps.
  • numbness, tingling, pain, or weakness in hands or feet.

How is K-Phos® 2 supplied?

How is K-PHOS No. 2 Supplied. K-PHOS® No.2 is supplied as a brown, scored, capsule-shaped tablet with the name BEACH and the number 1134 imprinted on each tablet. Bottles of 100 (NDC 0486- 1134-01).

How many mg of potassium are in a K-Phos tablet?

K-PHOS No. 2 Description. Each tablet contains potassium acid phosphate 305 mg and sodium acid phosphate, anhydrous, 700 mg. Each tablet yields approximately 250 mg of phosphorus, 88 mg of potassium or 2.3 mEq and 134 mg of sodium or 5.8 mEq.

What is K-Phos used for?

INDICATONS AND USAGE. K-PHOS® No. 2 is a highly effective urinary acidifier for use in patients with elevated urinary pH. This product helps keep calcium soluble and reduces odor and rash caused by ammoniacal urine. Also, by acidifying the urine, it increases the antibacterial activity of methenamine mandelate and methenamine hippurate.

What is OKK Phos no2 used for?

K-Phos NO.2. This drug may be used in people who cannot get enough phosphorus from their diets. Phosphorus is a natural body mineral that is very important for building and maintaining bone. It helps control the amount of calcium in the body and urine.