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Generic: potassium bicarbonate
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Too much or too little potassium in the body can cause serious problems
               



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What should I watch for while using this medicine?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular check ups. You will need lab work done regularly.

You may need to be on a special diet while taking this medicine. Ask your doctor.

Side effects like stomach upset, nausea and diarrhea happen more when this medicine is not mixed properly or not taken with food. Follow mixing instructions exactly each time you take a dose.

What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • anxiety, confusion
  • black, tarry stools
  • breathing problems
  • heartburn
  • irregular heartbeat
  • numbness or tingling in lips, hands or feet
  • pain when swallowing
  • unusually weak or tired
  • weakness, heaviness of legs

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • diarrhea
  • nausea
  • stomach upset
  • vomiting

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Do not open foil pouch until ready to use to protect this medicine from light and moisture. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

               
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