K-Dur

(Potassium Chloride ER)
  • All Strengths

  • 20mEq (1500mg)

  • 20mEq/15mL

Generic equivalents

What is a generic medication?

Generic medications are significantly discounted copies of brand name medication that have the same active ingredients, intended use, dosage, side effects, effects, and route of administration as the original brand name medication. In other words, generic medications have the same pharmacological effects as their brand-name counterparts. Over half of all prescribed medications are for generic medications.

Potassium Chloride ER 20mEq (1500mg)

Extended Release Tablets

Marketed as Jamp-K20 in Canada

Potassium Chloride ER 20mEq (1500mg)
Potassium Chloride ER 20mEq (1500mg)

Potassium Chloride ER 20mEq (1500mg)

Extended Release Tablets

Marketed as Jamp-K20 in Canada

Prescription required. Manufactured by Jamp Pharma Corp. Product of Canada. Shipped from Canada.

Potassium Chloride 20mEq/15mL

Oral Solution

Marketed as Jamp-Potassium Chloride in Canada

Potassium Chloride 20mEq/15mL
Potassium Chloride 20mEq/15mL

Potassium Chloride 20mEq/15mL

Oral Solution

Marketed as Jamp-Potassium Chloride in Canada

Prescription required. Manufactured by Jamp Pharma Corp. Product of Canada. Shipped from Canada.
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Please Note: Please note that due to shipping restrictions we can only ship a maximum of 1 bottle of Potassium Chloride at at time.

K-Dur Drug Information

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  • K-Dur Overview

    K-Dur is a mineral supplement used to treat or prevent low amounts of potassium in the blood. A normal level of potassium in the blood is important. Potassium helps your cells, kidneys, heart, muscles, and nerves work properly. Most people get enough potassium by eating a well-balanced diet. Some conditions that can lower your body's potassium level include severe prolonged diarrhea and vomiting, hormone problems such as hyperaldosteronism, or treatment with "water pills"/diuretics.

  • How to Use K-Dur

    Take K-Dur by mouth as directed by your doctor. To prevent stomach upset, take each dose with a meal and a full glass of water (8 ounces/240 milliliters) unless your doctor directs you otherwise. Do not lie down for at least 10 minutes after taking K-Dur. Do not crush, chew, or suck on the tablets. Doing so can release all of the drug at once, increasing the risk of side effects. If you have trouble swallowing the tablets, you may break the tablet in half and take one half with a glass of water; then take the other half tablet with another glass of water. Another choice is to dissolve the tablet in a half glass of water (4 ounces/120 milliliters) before taking it. After the tablet dissolves (about 2 minutes), stir the mixture for 30 seconds then drink all the liquid. Add one more ounce (30 milliliters) of water to the glass, swirl, and drink. Repeat one more time to make sure you are getting all of the drug. Use only water for mixing, and do not prepare the mixture ahead of time. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions. Take K-Dur regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time(s) each day. The Dosage of K-Dur is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. Do not increase your dose or take it more often than prescribed. Do not take more than 20 milliequivalents per dose. Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve or if you have symptoms of low potassium in the blood (such as irregular heartbeat, muscle weakness/cramps).

  • K-Dur Precautions

    Before taking potassium, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any allergies. K-Dur may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using K-Dur, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history,heart problems, kidney problems, high levels of potassium in the blood. Due to rare reports of stomach/intestinal ulcers and bleeding with sustained-release potassium products, taking a liquid form of potassium is preferred. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have throat/stomach/intestinal problems such as blockage, narrowing, or ulcers. Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products). Before using other potassium supplements or salt substitutes that contain potassium, consult your doctor or pharmacist. Too much potassium may cause serious side effects. (See also Overdose section.) During pregnancy, K-Dur should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. Potassium passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

  • K-Dur Misdose

    If you miss a dose of K-Dur, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Take your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.

  • K-Dur Interactions

    Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are regularly taking other drugs/products that can also raise your potassium level. Examples include eplerenone, ACE inhibitors such as enalapril/lisinopril, angiotensin receptor blockers such as losartan/valsartan, potassium-sparing "water pills"/diuretics such as spironolactone/triamterene, birth control pills that contain drospirenone, among others. Also, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you take medications that can slow down the movement of potassium in your stomach or intestines, possibly increasing the risk of side effects (such as ulcers). Examples include atropine, scopolamine, some antihistamines such as diphenhydramine, antispasmodic drugs such as dicyclomine/hyoscyamine, bladder control drugs such as oxybutynin/tolterodine, certain drugs for Parkinson's disease such as benztropine/trihexyphenidyl, among others.

  • K-Dur Side Effects

    What are K-Dur side effects?

    Side effects are physical, mental or emotional symptoms which occur in addition to or outside of the desired effect of a therapeutic treatment such as an over-the-counter or prescribed drug or medication. Side effects from K-Dur may occur at the beginning or at the end of treatment and may also depend on the length of time an individual remains on the treatment. Side effects, also known as adverse effects, are generally more likely to occur when starting treatment. Individuals may also experience side effects from K-Dur as a result of an interaction with other medications.

    Side Effects of K-Dur

    The side effects of K-Dur may vary in number and intensity for many different reasons. Factors such as age, weight, gender and ethnicity may influence the side effects of K-Dur. Also, an individual’s state of general physical health and seriousness of the disease or illness as well as an increase or decrease in dosage may lead to side effects. Further, side effects from K-Dur may also occur as a result of an interaction with certain herbal supplements, foods or drinks.

    Prescription drug side effects can be serious and may cause patients to stop the treatment. However, when side effects from the use of a prescription drug, such as K-Dur, do occur a patient should consult their physician. A physician may prescribe an additional treatment in order to control the symptoms or an adjustment in the dosage may be made. In addition, changes to diet, exercise or other lifestyle activities may help to lessen the side effects of K-Dur.

    By understanding side effects and the factors which may influence the occurrence of side effects patients are empowered to take an active role in their care. Patients who have specific questions about the side effects of K-Dur, or any other medication, should contact their physician. General information about K-Dur and the side effects associated with K-Dur are described in the following:

    Common K-Dur Side Effects

    Severe

    Less Severe

    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • flatulence
    • diarrhea
    • acute abdominal pain

    Less Frequent K-Dur Side Effects

    Severe

    • hyperkalemia

    Less Severe

    Rare or Very Rare K-Dur Side Effects

    Severe

    • sore throat
    • gastrointestinal ulcer
    • duodenal ulcer
    • gastrointestinal perforation
    • gastrointestinal irritation
    • gastrointestinal obstruction
    • bloody stools
    • gastrointestinal hemorrhage
    • skin rash

    Less Severe

  • K-Dur Storage

    Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard K-Dur when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.

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