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Uses of Potassium Gluconate
Potassium Gluconate is used in the prevention of:
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Potassium Gluconate Brand Names
Potassium Gluconate Drug Class
Potassium Gluconate is part of the drug class:
Potassium Gluconate Interactions
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:
- AMILORIDE/POTASSIUM GLUCONATE
- BENAZEPRIL/POTASSIUM GLUCONATE
- FOSINOPRIL/POTASSIUM GLUCONATE
- POTASSIUM GLUCONATE/QUINAPRIL
- POTASSIUM GLUCONATE/RAMIPRIL
- POTASSIUM GLUCONATE/SPIRONOLACTONE
- POTASSIUM GLUCONATE/TRIAMTERENE
This is not a complete list of Potassium Gluconatedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Potassium Gluconate and Pregnancy
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.
Potassium Gluconate falls into category C:
In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.
There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Potassium Gluconate should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.
No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Potassium Gluconate should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.
Potassium Gluconate Dosage
Take potassium gluconate exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.
The Potassium Gluconate dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):
- the condition being treated
- other medical conditions you have
- other medications you are taking
- how you respond to this medication
- your weight
- your height
- your age
- your gender
Potassium Gluconate is available in the following doses:
- Potassium Gluconate 20 Meq/15 Ml Oral Solution
- Potassium Gluconate 550 Mg Oral Tablet
- Potassium Gluconate 595 Mg Oral Tablet
Forms of Medication
Potassium Gluconate is available in the following forms:
- Extended Release Tablet
- Oral Capsule
- Oral Powder
- Oral Solution
- Oral Tablet