Potcl

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Potcl Information

Potcl, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Injection. It is typically used for the treatment of Nutritional Deficiency, Potassium Deficiency. The alternative uses of Potcl have also been explained below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Potcl. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Potcl as well, which are listed below. Usually, these side effects of Potcl go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Potcl has a Safe effect for pregnant women and Safe effect on lactating mothers. Warnings related to Potcl's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Potcl is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Diarrhea (Loose Motions), Dehydration, Hyperkalemia are examples of such conditions. Other contraindications of Potcl have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Additionally, Potcl may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

In addition to the above precautions for Potcl, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



Potcl Benefits & Uses

Potcl is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Potcl Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Potassium Deficiency
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1.5 g
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Potassium Deficiency
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1.5 g
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Potassium Deficiency
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1.5 g
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Potassium Deficiency
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1 g
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Infant (1 month to 2 years)
  • Disease: Potassium Deficiency
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 700 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


Potcl Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Potcl is used -

Severe

  • Allergic reaction
  • Diarrhoea

Moderate

  • Confusion

Mild

  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Anxiety
  • Weakness
  • पेट दर्द
  • Restlessness

Potcl Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Potcl safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women can take Potcl safely.

    Safe
  • Is the use of Potcl safe during breastfeeding?


    Potcl does not show any side effects in breastfeeding women.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Potcl on the Kidneys?


    Potcl is not harmful for kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Potcl on the Liver?


    There are no any side effects of Potcl on the liver.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Potcl on the Heart?


    Potcl is not harmful for the heart.

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Potcl with Other Drugs

Potcl should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Potcl Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Potcl unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Potcl

  • Is this Potcl habit forming or addictive?


    Forming a habit of Potcl has not been reported.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Potcl since it will not make you feel sleepy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, the use of Potcl is considered safe.

    Safe
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, the use of Potcl in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

Potcl Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Potcl


    You can take Potcl with food.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Potcl


    Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Potcl with alcohol.

    Unknown


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Potassium Chloride

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1041-1042



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